South Korea: Enthusiasts celebrate crucial Korean War battle

Dozens of South Korean visitors celebrated the 68th anniversary of the Battle of Chuncheon against North Korea during the Korean War on Saturday, as part of ongoing celebrations for Korean Armed Forces day. Visitors had the chance to check out the military vehicles of the time, including armoured cars, tanks and other mobile weaponry that were used for military purpose during the Korean War... Еще. Lieutenant Colonel of South Korean army Song Eui-Sub said that the «68th anniversary for the victory in Chooncheon will provide an opportunity to consider how the Republic of Korea came to be today at the expense of precious lives.» The battle, which began on June 25 1950, marked the beginning of the Korean War, a conflict that lasted from 1950 to 1953, resulting from the separation of the Korean peninsula in two different states: the Republic of Korea in the South and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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