18.2 Cold War Heats Up

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1948

1948

North Korea was split in two.

November to January 1950

January 1950

Chinese intervene and force UN troops to retreat across the 38th parallel.

June 1950

June 1950

North Korea War officially began. North attacked south.

September 1950

September 1950

U.S troops made a surprise landing behind enemy lines and Inchon, on Koreas west coast.

September to October 1950

October 1950

UN troops under MacArthur land at Inchon Ms move North from Pusan.

November 1950

November 1950