Cold War Vs South Korean War

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After World War II, the Korean territory was free to be taken over. Russia took the Northern territory and the United States took the Southern territory. Both superpowers would influence both territories into their own image. When the two countries pulled out in 1947, Korea was left with two regimes with very different ideologies. North under the influence of communism while South under democratic direction. In just a couple of years, tensions rose with both sides wanting to overpower each other. Threats became more serious, spies multiplied in number, and violence between the regions had increased along the 38th parallel, the boundary between North and South Korea. Soon one side would draw first blood and would spark a war. The Korean War

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