The Cold War And The Soviet Union

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The Cold War was a series of tension and events that mostly occurred between the U.S and the communistic Soviet Union. It lasted from about 1947, and ended in 1991 when the Soviet Union collapsed. Although it has been called The Cold War there was never any combat between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. However, the two countries greatly struggled for power and influence during this time. Even though the Cold War was not fought directly it was fought indirectly. The Cold War was a proxy war. A war fought through different countries.

Many factors contributed to the start of the Cold War, one was America’s fear was the spread of communism. This influence the American idea to wipe out communism. This led to tension between the country,
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The Korean War happened in 1950-1953 about 60 years ago between WWII and Vietnam. WWII is the most important war in recent history. On June 25, 1950, more than one hundred thousand troops from the communist ruled North Korea had invaded South Korea. On July 27, 2015 marks the 61st anniversary of the National Korean War For Veterans armistice Day. Therefore lets serve those who honor us in the war.

The UN called the “Violation of international peace and demanded that the Communist withdraw” (Loyd 2012). In h what was called a UN “police action,” (). Sixteen UN countries sent troops to help the South Koreans, and 41 countries sent military equipment and other supplies. But it was a forgotten war, nonetheless, because of the outcome, unlike the result of the Second World War, it produced neither a clear-cut victory nor a satisfactory political outcome, at least at the time. Based on liberation, the American objective was to bring unified peace to the Koreans was never met, and it wasn’t until the opposing sides sat down and negotiated the conflict that the war or police action had came to the end. The term may have been coined based off the idea that the Korean War was left in the shadows of WWII and Vietnam.

Lacking the Major Historical substance or impact, the Korean War seems to be almost intentionally forgotten. America yet didn’t win in Korea. And we were unable to reach a clear-cut agreement to definitely conclude the conflict. Perhaps the fact that
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