On June 25, 1950, North Korea launched  an unprovoked, full scale invasion of the south and started a war that lasted three years. As the communist North Koreans campaigned to unify the country by force, the entire land was devastated and millions of people were left homeless and separated from their families. A cease-fire was signed in July, 1953 and both sides have since gone through enormous changes in their efforts at rehabilitation.

Marion County Casualties Of  The Korean War

Korean War Timeline

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This Page Created November 12,2010
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