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cold war

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KOREAN WAR JUNE 25, 1950 - JULY 27, 1953 The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), supported by the People's republic of China. Kim II-Sung The war begins: June 1950

On 7 June 1950, Kim Il-sung called for an election in whole Korea on 5–8 August 1950 and a consultative conference in Haeju on 15–17 June 1950. On 11 June, the North sent three diplomats to the South, who were later arrested by the South. Fourteen days later on 25 June 1950, the North Korean People's Army (KPA) attacked South Korea. On 28 June, South Korea bombed the bridge across the Han River to stop the North Korean army. However, Seoul fell that same day. North Korean soldiers then committed the Seoul National University Hospital Massacre. A number of members of the South Korean National Assembly remained in Seoul and 48 of them subsequently pledged allegiance to the North
The Battle of Osan, the first significant American engagement of the Korean War, involved the 540-soldier Task Force Smith, which was a small forward element of the 24th Infantry Division. On 5 July 1950, Task Force Smith attacked the North Koreans at Osan but without weapons capable of destroying the North Koreans' tanks. They were unsuccessful; the result was 180 dead, wounded, or taken prisoner. The battle of Osan (july 5, 1950) task force smith Han river battle of Incheon September 1950 The battle began on September 15, 1950, and ended September 19. Through a surprise amphibious assault far from the Pusan Perimeter that UN and South Korean forces were desperately defending, the largely undefended city of Incheon was secured after being bombed by UN forces. The battle ended a string of victories by the invading North Korean People's Army (NKPA). The subsequent UN recapture of Seoul partially severed NKPA's supply lines in South Korea. Douglas MacArthur UN forces cross partition line (September – October 1950) By 1 October 1950, the UN Command repelled the KPA northwards, past the 38th parallel; the ROK Army crossed after them, into North Korea. MacArthur made a statement demanding the KPA's unconditional surrender. Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River
November 25 – December 2, 1950 In response to the successful Chinese First Phase Campaign against the United Nations forces, General Douglas MacArthur launched the Home-by-Christmas Offensive to evict the Chinese forces from Korea and to end the Korean War. Anticipating this reaction, the Chinese People's Volunteer Army Commander Peng Dehuai planned a counteroffensive, dubbed the "Second Phase Campaign", against the advancing UN forces. chinese forces swarm a Un position Operation Killer was the start of the second major counter offensive launched by United Nations forces against the People's Volunteer Army and the North Korean Army during the Korean War between 20 February and 6 March 1951. Operation Killer U.S. Marines move out over rugged mountain terrain while closing with the hostile North Korean forces

The agreement was signed on July 27,1953 and was designed to insure a complete cessation of hostilities and of all acts of armed force in Korea until a final peaceful settlement is achieved.The signed armistice restored the border between the two nations near the 38th parallel, created the Korean Demilitarized Zone, put into force a cease-fire, and finalized repatriation of prisoners of war. Division of Korea (1954–present) Korean Armistice Agreement
July 27,1953 Division of Korea (1954–present) The Korean Armistice Agreement provided for monitoring by an international commission. Since 1953, the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC), composed of members from the Swiss and Swedish Armed Forces, has been stationed near the DMZ.
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