The Difference Between North And South Korea

The division of Korean into South and North did not occur until the end of World War II. In 1945, the rule of Japan over Korea for 35 years ended. A part of the...

From One Occupation to the Next: American Presence in Korea Post War

When World War II ended, the USA and the Soviet Union, who were previously allies, became involved in what became known as the Cold War. This war was not on a battlefield but was...

Why Did Korea Split In Two?

North and South Korea had been one nation since the 7th century under the Silla Dynasty. They remained united under the Joseon Dynasty which lasted from 1392 until 1910. The language and culture of...

The Effect of World War II on the ROK’s Defense

World War II's effect on nations all around the globe could not be overstated and its imprint on the Republic of Korea was no exception. The union of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and Imperial...

Korea During World War II

Japan annexed Korea in 1910. This was based on the Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty and followed the Eulsa Treaty signed in 1905. Korean people tried to resist Japanese control. The suppression of the Korean people...

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