Short answer is: the Korean War came on the heels of WWII, the US was quickly moving toward a new prosperity and there remained lots of post-war enthusiasm up through the 1950s. After the end of US action in Korea in 1953 people in this country generaly and quite literally began to forget about the war, or put it in the backs of their minds.AnswerThe Korean War is America's forgotten war. If people under the age of 30 have any knowledge of this "police action" at all, it probably comes from watching reruns of MASH. Nestled snugly between the last good war, World War II, and that twelve year nightmare known as Vietnam, the Korean War is mostly forgotten because, well, nothing at all was accomplished. We didn't win it, we didn't lose it, and the situation on the Korean peninsula is pretty much the same now, over fifty years later, as it was when we first sent troops there.
Well because both sides agreed to have a break and signed a treaty like thing. The war is still not over it's just on a "break". But it's been on a break for like 50 years that's why it's called the forgotten war.
The Korean War was known as the Forgotten War.
the forgotten war was the Korean War. The Korean War is called that because it was overshadowed by WWII and the Vietnam War.
The "Forgotten War"
the Korean war is also called the forgotten war.
the forgotten war
the war was also called the forgotten war
the forgotten war the Korean war is referred to the forgotten war because it was sandwiched between WWII and the Vietnam War, both wars being high scale and LONG. The Korean War only lasted 3 years, and was overshadowed by the Vietnam War which came right after it. It is called the Forgotten War is America because of this, but trust me, the Koreans don't call it such. The war is FAR from "forgotten" in North and South Korea.
Korean War (1950 - 1953).
It's overshadowed by WWII.
the Korean war from1950-53
The Korean War is often considered the forgotten war. However, it will never be forgotten by those who fought in it. The long term significance of the war lies in the fact that it split the Korean peninsula into two separate countries.
The Forgotten War
another name for the Korean war is called "the forgotten war" and "the Unknown War" another name for the bad relations between the U.S. and the soviet unionwas called the cold war
Any war that is not known to people (no books, no movies, etc.) is known as a "forgotten war." The Revolutionary War of 1776 overshadowed the French and Indian War. WW2 overshadowed WW1; Korea was overshadowed by the Vietnam War.
The Korean War was not a "win" for the West like World War 2. It was also not a "lose" like the Vietnam War. It was a shorter war caught between them, ending where it began, with no firm resolution. It was a "draw" which has largely been forgotten in the public consciousness as compared to other wars.
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.
The Korean War.
Because Truman called it a police action and it never official ended.
the war of 1812 was ''the forgotten war''
The forgotten war; over-shadowed by WWII.
Canada joined The Korean war or The Forgotten War as both known on Thursday, August 7th 1950 when Vancouver called "being concerend about what was happening on both sides of kora! " hope this helped make sure to do more research just incase!