Excerpt from a program which summarizes the main stages of the Korean War. Credit: Explo Mundo Inc.
As this extract from from the show Definite Pastof May 29, 1980, the Korean War broke out on June 24, 1950.
Pierre Valcourt narrates this excerpt.
On June 24, 1950, North Korea attempted to invade South Korea. The United Nations calls on the United States and willing countries to help South Korea repel the invasion.
This involvement of the United States United and other Western countries in turn provoke the intervention of communist China alongside North Korea.
The Korean War internationalized and became one of the most dangerous moments of this period which occurred almost immediately after the end of the Second World War and which was called the Cold War.
Among the countries participating in the Korean War was Canada.