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Korean War
   occurred during   
1950-1953
Korean
   is an official language of   
North Korea
Korean
   is an official language of   
South Korea
... and the official written (romanized) language is called Hangeul or Han-geul.
Sejong
      
Invented the Korean Alphabet
Joseon Dynasty. New research is showing that he directly had an active hand in the invention and didn't rely much on courtiers.
King Kim Chun-chu
      
Was the Mastermind for the First Unification of the Korean Peninsula
Korean
   for "I Love You" is   
Saranghaeyo
Actually this only means "love" - the words "I" and "you" are omitted as it is understood in context.
1883
      
Special Korean Mission to the United States Begins
1894
      
Occupation of the Korean Royal Palace by Japanese Soldiers
1894
      
Sino-Japanese War is Fought on Korean Soil
1904
      
Russo-Japanese War is Fought in Large Part on Korean Soil
Korean Air
   is based in   
South Korea
Seoul. Skyteam
Andre Kim
   is   
Korean
Known for his spectacular wedding and evening gowns
Sunchon, Inchon, Imjin River
   are all   
Famous Battles of the Korean War
Korean
   for 'thank you ' is   
Komapsumnida
Korean
   for "My name is":   
Je Irumum _____ Imnida
Korea [polite]
MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors
   is   
The Korean War, 1950-1953
By Richard Hooker, pseudonym for H. Richard Hornberger, 1968
Big Fish
   is   
The Korean War, 1950-1953
By Daniel Wallace, 1998
MASH (1970)
   features   
Korean War, 1950 - 1953
Big Fish (2003)
   features   
Korean War, 1950 - 1953
Based on the book "Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions" by Daniel Wallace
Penderecki's Symphony No. 5
   has the nickname   
Korean
Composed by Krzysztof Penderecki
USS Juneau
   was the first   
To Fire Naval Shore Bombardment in the Korean War
1950
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
   features   
Korean War, 1950 - 1953
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
   features   
Korean War, 1950 - 1953
Korean Peninsula
   is located in   
South Korea
North and South Korea
Korean Peninsula
   is located in   
North Korea
The Bridges at Toko-Ri
   is   
The Korean War, 1950-1953
By James Michener, 1953
War Trash
   is   
The Korean War, 1950-1953
By Ha Jin, 2004
Police Action War
   relates to the   
Korean War
Truman’s characterization of the war
Ballad of Chosin
   relates to the   
Korean War
“Oh the nights were cold in Korean soil”
Kwon Boa
   has the nickname   
Queen of Korean Pop
South Korean singer / songwriter, composer etc.
1232
      
Koreans Fight off the Mongol Invasion of Ganghwa Island
Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge
   is in   
China
Liaoning Province
Hantaan-Korean Hemorrhagic Fever
   is caused by infection with   
Hantavirus
Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge
   is in   
North Korea
SinÅ­iju
Republic of Korea
   is the site of   
Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks
1609
      
The 1609 Korean-Japanese Trade Agreement






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