Korean War of 1950-53
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Only one year after its foundation, the PRC entered into an mutually undeclared, informal war with the USA, South Korea, and the United Nations (UN) in Korea. After Japan's capitulation in 1945, the Korean territory north of the 38th parallel had been occupied by Soviet forces, and the sou…

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Kindermann, Gottfried-Karl, “Korean War of 1950-53”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, Managing Editor English Edition: Daniel Leese. Consulted online on 22 November 2017
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 20121018

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