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Over 55 nations pitched in against North Korea in the Korean War

Steve Mollman
Over 55 nations pitched in against North Korea in the Korean War

The Korean War began 68 years ago today. On June 25, 1950, North Korea sent troops into the South, expecting to quickly take over and unify the Korean Peninsula under the communist rule of Kim Il Sung. What’s largely forgotten is just how global the response against this invasion—which nearly succeeded—was. The United Nations had…