November 1984—The Forty-Minute Korean War

For additional detail, see U.S. Army Col. Thomas Hanson’a article, “A Forty-Minute Korean War: The Soviet Defector Firefight in the Joint Security Area, Panmunjom, Korea, 23 November 1984”. The incident developed into a full-on firefight between North Korean Army troops and a joint force of South Korean and U.S. Army troops with dead and wounded on both sides.