UNITED STATES AND THE WORLD IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. THE KOREAN WAR. Korea, 1945-1950 Stalin’s ’Green Light’ American Reaction War and its costs Global Conflict. NORTH KOREA Kim Il Sung Soviet Occupation (last Soviet troops leave in December 1948)
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The attack upon Korea makes it plain beyond all doubt that Communism has passed beyond the use of subversion to conquer independent nations and will now use armed invasion and war. It has defied the orders of the Security Council of the United Nations issued to preserve international peace and security.
Truman, June 27, 1950
American casualties: 54.000 (Vietnam: 58,000)
South Korean: 228.000
Estimates of Chinese casualties: 132.000 (PRC) to 900.000 (US)
Estimates of North Korean casualties:
90.000 (DRK) to 600.000 (US)