History In The Headlines

Category: Korean War

john glenn

10 Famous Korean War Veterans

On the 65th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, learn about 10 notables who served in the conflict.

douglas macarthur

10 Things You May Not Know About Douglas MacArthur

Explore 10 surprising facts about the controversial five-star American general who fought in two World Wars and Korea.

Korean War Veterans Memorial

8 Things You Should Know About the Korean War

On the 60th anniversary of the Korean War’s conclusion, get the facts on this perpetually overshadowed Cold War clash.

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What You Need to Know About North Korea

Get a primer on the enigmatic nation and why it’s causing a global crisis.

Kim Jong Il

Life and Death of Kim Jong Il: Slideshow

Kim Jong Il, the notorious leader who controlled North Korea for 17 years, died Saturday, the country’s state-run media has announced.

Douglas MacArthur

Obama Fires McChrystal: Echoes of Truman-MacArthur?

In the wake of General Stanley McChrystal’s dismissal, comparisons have been made to Truman’s 1951 removal of Gen. MacArthur as commander of U.S. forces in Korea.