Japan lose the WW2, korea got independent.
But strangely though Korea was victim, korea was divided instead of japan. North and South korea created, The USSR and US started trusteeship.
In 1950, Korean war(6.25 War) outbroke.
this war, US and UN helped South Korea and China helped North Korea.
after the war, 3 millions of korean people dead, and South Korea became the most poorest country in the world.
Dectative age and revolution
The South korea's president, Lee Seung-Man(이승만) often tried to continue government.
Finally In April 19th, 1960, the revolution arised. revolution successed Lee Seung Man asylumed to Hawaii.
But the happiness of victory was short. General Park Jung-Hee(박정희) stage a coup.
He raised industry for 29 years with army, but he sniped in 1979.
it is not end of dictative.
The iron fist was started by General Jeon Doo-Hwan(전두환) who is very cruel.
In may 18th, 1980 in KwangJu, there was protest demanding democracy.
But Jeon Doo-Hwan insisted that people in Kwangju are red commies commanded by north korea, and he sent special force.
There was terrible massacre.
This incident was made of movie, 'May 18'(화려한 휴가,2007)