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THE KOREAN WAR
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Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, falls to the United Nations Forces.
MacArthur launches his final offensive toward the Yalu River, the border between North Korea and China.
In 1950 the U.N. sent troops into the city of Pusan and for a few months they fought to the communist rebels out of the city
A republic was formally established on 1 January 1912 following the Xinhai Revolution, which itself began with the Wuchang Uprising on 10 October 1911, successfully overthrowing the Qing Dynasty and ending over two thousand years of imperial rule in China.
Battle of Seoul
Division of Korea
Truman approves MacArthur's plan to cross the 38th Parallel, invading North Korean
U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy (Rep. -Wisconsin) gives speech in Wheeling, West Virginia, blaming recent foriegn policy failure-- particularly Mao Tse-Tung's victory in China-- on the presence of communists in the state Department
A chiniese force of 250,000 men, supported by soviet jets, cross the Yalu River into North Korean territory, but withdraw back into China two weeks later
Armistice ends Korean war
China becomes "People's Republic of China"
Truman and MacArthur meet
MacArthur sends a public statement to a national meeting of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
MacArthur writes a letter to Joseph Martin
South Korean Elections
At approximately 4:00 am, 90,000 North Korean troops, equipped with Soviet weapons, invade South Korea. South Korean forces are quickly forced to retreat. Truman orders U.S. naval and air forces—but not ground forces—to assist in the defense of South Korea.
The last U.S. troops leave South Korea
Truman dismisses Macarthur from command. He is replaced by general Matthew Ridgeway
UN forces launch "Operation Ripper" along the Han river, pushing Chinese troops back.
The official radio station of the People's Republic of China warns that the "Chinese people can not stand idly by" and allow UN forces to overrun North Korea"
CIA warns of a massive buildup of North Korean troops along border
General Douglas MacArthur visits the front line where he witnesses desperate situation of South Korean army
The Soviet troops leave North Korea
Chinese troops cross Yalu RIver, attack MacArthurs forces, forcing them to retreat back toward South Korea
The UN calls upon its members to aid South Korea. The proposal only wins the approval of the Security Council
General MacArthur launches a massive counterattack against North Korea.
Dean Acheson's response to the Corruption of China
Independence of South Korea
Independence of North Korea
While MacArthur sent the troops north of the 38th parallel, The UN established a Democratic Government in the sovereign State of Korea.
United states army lands in Inchon, the location was too risky but U.N commander Douglass Mac Arthur continued with the plan, they were able to cut Korea into two,
Truman issues an order forbidding the release of any "speech" press release.
Chinese troops capture Seoul
Kim II-sung requests permission to launch an attack
Truman asking for $10 billion from Congress
The UN authorizes the formation of a force comprised of US troops and those of 14 other nations, under the overall command of general Macarthur
Truman released MacArthur because he was making promises to the president that everything will be fine and when people started losing their lives, he was replaced.
Mao Zedong renames Peiping to Beijing
Soviet Successfully tests its first atomic bomb.
Second Battle of Seoul
New time period
Mao Tse-tung visists Moscow, to announce a 30-year alliance treaty!
Landing of Inchon
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