In this chapter you have read about the Cold War—an era when the United States and Soviet Union pushed each other to the very brink of war. While the U.S. and Soviet Union never engaged each other directly in armed conflict, fighting did break out in several locations around the world. One of those was the Korean Peninsula. In this activity you will take a closer look at the important role women played in the war effort.
Destination Title: Korean War 50th Anniversary
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Start at the Korean War 50th Anniversary home page.
- Click on History.
- Then click on Fact Sheets.
- Scroll down to the heading "Women and Minorities."
- Click on Women in the Korean War.
After reading the narrative answer the questions below.