Why did the Korean War start?

Answer

The Korean War seemed to be a war between South Korea and North Korea, because the north wanted to expand beyond its 49 parallel and the south wouldn't hear of it. This was true but really the superpowers (USA and Russia) were just using it as a front to combat each other. USA started the war to undermine Communism and protect the American way of life.
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: why did the korean war start
Korean War (1950-1953)
The Korean War began with a surprise attack June 25, 1950, when eight divisions and an armored brigade (90,000 soldiers) of the North Korean People's Army (NKPA) attacked in three columns across the 38th parallel and invaded the Republic... More »
Other Wars:
Q&A Related to "Why did the Korean War start?"
The Persian war started because the Persians were mad that the Athenians, who loaned them 20 ships, demolished the city of Sardis. They lost the war at sea with the Athenians.
http://www.ask.com/web-answers/Society/Other/why_d...
Answer North Korea wanted to unify itself with South Korea and create one Korea under a Communist government.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How+did+the+north+start+...
The Korean War began when America intervened in the communist revolution
http://www.chacha.com/question/why-who-and-how-did...
The simplified (perhaps. overly. simplified) reason why the Korean War started in 1950 rather than some other time was because Stalin gave the OK to Kim Il-Sung to invade South Korea
http://www.quora.com/Why-did-the-Korean-War-occur-...
About -  Privacy -  Your Cookie Choices  -  Careers -  About P.G. Wodehouse -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 IAC Search & Media