Here are resources abouth the Korean War. There are maps, timelines, articles, and interviews with Korean War veterans. There are quick facts, audio clips, lesson plans, discussion questions, and many photographs. Included are two eThemes resources on North and South Korea and one on the U.S. President Harry S. Truman.
Korean War 50th Anniversary
Learn facts about the Korean War from information found at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library. There is are sound clips, photographs, and a timeline of events.
Korean War Commemoration: History Chronology
Read an overview of the Korean War and view photos from the National Archives.
BBC: Korean War
This five part article provides an overview of this "forgotten war."
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Read through the articles on this site to learn about the origins of the conflict, read a narrative of the war by year, and find out what life was like at home in the United States in the early fifties.
American Miliary History: Korean War
This chapter from the U. S. Army presents a detailed history of the Korean conflict and includes maps, photographs, and a bibliography.
Examining the Korean War
The Korean war was the first war fought after the desegregation of the Amierican military. This site contains oral histories from veterans about their experiences in the newly integrated armed forces. NOTE: Some of these interviews contain strong language. Teachers should preview the transcripts before use in the classroom.
BBC: Korean War
Click through the links at the top of this guide to read about the Korean War. Includes period photos, maps, and audio clips.
eThemes Resource: Country: North Korea
These sites are about North Korea's geography, climate, history, and culture. Learn how to write Korean numbers and words, try a Korean recipe, and view many photographs.
eThemes Resource: Country: South Korea
These sites are about South Korea's geography, climate, history, and culture. Learn how to write Korean numbers and words, try a Korean recipe, and view many photographs.
eThemes Resource: U.S. President: Harry S. Truman
These sites are about Harry S. Truman and some of his achievements and challenges in America's highest public office--the presidency of the United States of America. Includes links to the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum where you can find many resources including: lesson plans, student resources, and information on tours. Also includes links to a PBS documentary, a timeline, another lesson plan, and more. Links to the eThemes Resources on: the Atomic Bomb, the Korean War, the Cold War, and Senator Joe McCarthy and the Communist Scare.