Korean War Timeline

Events

Korea is divided into 2 countries

September 1945

Truman Doctrine Is Issued

March 12, 1947

US Joints Korean War

June 24, 1950

North Korea invades South Korea

June 24, 1950

South Korean president begins the "Summer of Terror"

June 25, 1950

US is defeated in Osan

July 4, 1950

US victory at Inchon

September 15, 1950

US troops reach Pyongyang

October 20, 1950

China Joins the Korean War

November 4, 1950

UN launches "Home By Christmas" offensive

November 24, 1950

Peace talks begin

February 1, 1951

General MacArthur is fired

April 11, 1951

Battle of Heartbreak Ridge begins

September 13, 1951

Dwight Eisenhower is Elected

November 4, 1952

North Korea and South Korea agree to a truce

July 27, 1953

Geneva talks fail to reunite Korea

April 1954