While a general on the American side, Benedict Arnold obtained command of the fortifications at West Point, New York and planned to surrender it to the British forces. The plan was exposed in September 1780, and he was commissioned into the British Army as a brigadier general.
Instead of separating from her beloved Keith, Malinda Blalock decided to escape with him by enrolling in the 26th North Carolina Regiment too. She secretly dressed as a young man, cutting her hair and wearing male clothing. The couple would eventually cross Confederate lines and join the Union partisans in the mountains of western North Carolina.
Although the primary combatants were North and South Korea, the Korean War also became a war of political philosophies as the United States and the People's Republic of China/Soviet Union joined the fighting in an effort to promote their particular forms of government on the Korean peninsula. The War resulted in a stalemate, with the peninsula permanently divided between North and South Korea.
The French and Indian War was a nine-year conflict between the British and French colonies in North America with Native Americans fighting for both sides, but primarily for the French. The war resulted with the French losing all of their North American possessions except for a few small island colonies.