KOREAN WAR

Events

North Korea crosses 38th Parallel, invading South Korea

Approx. 6/25/1950

Truman commits US Naval and Air support to South Korea.

June 27, 1950

NKPA (North Korean People's Army) takes Suwon

7/2/1950

US announces in UN its goal of a unified, anti-Communist Korea.

August 17, 1950

Battle of Inchon; General Douglas MacArthur leads an assault behind enemy lines.

9/15/1950

The Chinese officially enters the Korean War

11/1/1950

KPA forces against United Nations, Philippine, ROK, and US forces in the Battle of Bloody Ridge.

8/18/1951

Battle of Kumsong occurred during negotiations between North Korean (communist) and the United Nations.

7/13/1953

The Korean Armistice Agreement officially ends the Korean War.

7/14/1953