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How did American public react to the Korean War?


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2008-07-12 20:23:23
2008-07-12 20:23:23

The US was still recovering from WW2 when Korea erupted. This is part of the reason Korea is known as the "forgotten war", it has been overshadowed by WW2. There was less than 5 years of (peace) time between the Korean War and WW2.


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