Fifty years after the conflict that killed millions, the Korean peninsula theoretically remains at war.
Two days after the war in Korea began, the U.S., worried that it would "lose" Korea like China to communists, took the matter to the UN Security Council.
To North Korea in 1950, the U.S.-backed Republic of Korea to its south was just the latest installment in Korea's long history of occupation by foreign powers.
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