The 38th Parallel: The Korean War

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The Korean War endures to the origins of the collapse of the Japanese Empire in the World War II in 1945 as Korea annexed to Japan since 1910. Thus Korea split into two while the north was invaded by the Soviet Union and the south by the United States. When, in 1947, with the request of the United Nations, before segregation, it has affirmed that the elections should be held with the observance of the UN officials. As, the Soviet Union didn’t let upon the UN observers, they were remained distinct states. On the 25 June 1950 resolution, with the absence of USSR, it was claimed that North Korea had threatened the world peace by sending troops to South Korea and called upon withdrawing to the 38th Parallel. With that the war officially begun.
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