The Korean War pitted American and Soviet hardware against each other without the threat of all-out nuclear strikes (although limited nuclear strikes were discussed once the Chinese became involved).
Artist Pablo Picasso's painting Massacre in Korea (1951) depicted violence against civilians during the Korean War.
The Korean War was the first armed confrontation of the Cold War and set the standard for many later conflicts.
Aggressive journalism is most often practiced by paparazzi or journalists following celebrities, but also has been employed by investigative journalists.
No conclusive winner emerged. Instead, Korea returned to the "status quo ante bellum" (the way things were before the war) and North and South Korea remained divided. The US did succeed in checking Communist expansion; however, it did so at great cost in money and lives.
The Korean War (1950-1953) began when the North Korean Communist army crossed the 38th Parallel and invaded non-Communist South Korea. As Kim Il-sung's North Korean army, armed with Soviet tanks, quickly overran South Korea, the United States came to South Korea's aid.
The 300,000-man Chinese offensive caught the U.N. forces off guard, largely because of U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur's belief that China would not openly enter the war, and vastly expanded the conflict. The Korean War began when communist North Korean forces invaded democratic South Korea on June 25, 1950.Nov 26, 2014