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Brief & Miscellaneous Facts

This page includes some brief facts about the Korean War that may be noted in other areas on the site or are listed here because it is brief but essential information concerning the war. If more detailed information is available, you will find links included.  Eventually, information which is quite brief will be included on this page. Other information that has more length to it will have a linked page. Thanks for your patience as we modify this area.

Important Facts

  • The U.S. government designates the official "period of war" in which veterans are eligible for VA benefits for any given war.  The "period of war" for the Korean War is June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955.


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