27 June 2010

Korean War: 50 years on

50 years ago this week saw the invasion of South Korea by the communist North and the start of the Korean War.  Technically, this war remains ongoing after an armistice only was signed in 1953.  UN Resolution 83 enabled a multinational response and saw many Allies combat the Northern aggression in harsh climatic conditions in a political environement that had barely emerged from WW2.

Australia committed Naval, Land and Air units (including Aircraft Carrier based naval aviation) to the conflict.  Read more about our contributions here:

Lest We Forget

No comments:

Post a Comment