Truth Commission Reveals History of Korean War — Eric Struch | Information Clearing House

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Truth Commission Reveals History of Korean War

U.S.-South Korea carried out massacres of civilians

By Eric Struch

May 16, 2017 “Information Clearing House” –  June 29, 2008 – As told by most history textbooks in the U.S., the Korean War started with a June 25, 1950, invasion from the communist north and the freedom-loving U.S. came to the aid of the besieged democratic Republic of Korea in the south. The reality was very different.

Not only did the RoK’s dictatorial, fascist-like regime of U.S. puppet Syngman Rhee make the first move, it had prepared for it for more than a year in advance. These preparations included using paramilitary fascist organizations and the regular army for cross-border raids on northern villages to test the defenses of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Domestically, the preparation meant carrying out large-scale executions of suspected communists, leftists and anyone who opposed…

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