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"1953 Armistice ends the Korean War"


After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People’s Republic of China, North Korea, and South Korea agree to an armistice, bringing the Korean War to an end. 16 more words


Korea - A Legal Context

Given that the Kim Dum Shrimp in N. Korea is being belligerent against THE most capable military in the world, one that could have had his parade stand go “POOOF!” mid parade with zero notice and undetectable methods, just what would be the legal context for such a thing. 6,070 more words

Political Current Events

World War I Foreign Policy Records, Part I: The Department of State

Today’s post is written by David Langbart, an Archivist in the Textual Records Division at the National Archives at College Park.

April 6, 2017 marks the centennial of United States  897 more words

Archives II

Midlands Town to Receive City Status

Edit: I have a confession to make. This was an April Fool story. While most of the information in the article is true, the little town of Bedworth will not be getting city status this year! 338 more words


The Joint Security Area & Meeting Rooms

When most people think of the Korean Demilitarised Zone the image that most often comes to mind is one of Joint Security Area (JSA), and in particular the three blue and two white buildings therein which straddle the border between North and South Korea (pictured above). 781 more words

Panmunjom & DMZ

Armistice Agreement Signing Hall – Peace Museum

After over 2 years of negotiations in the Armistice Talks Hall (see my separate review) and the death of nearly 3 million people the two combatants in the Korean War, North Korea/China and the United Nations Command or UNC (South Korea, the USA and about 10 other “minor” participants –importantly, under command of the US and not the UN) agreed on the terms of an armistice. 671 more words

Panmunjom & DMZ

Armistice Talks Hall

This was our first stop within the Demilitarised Zone.

The Korean War started on 25 June 1950 with the North’s invasion of South Korea (denied by the North which claims the South started the war). 392 more words

Panmunjom & DMZ