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Republic of Korea

1948

The Republic of Korea was established in the zone that was occupied by the United States

North Korea attacks South Korea

June 25, 1950

North Korean forces swept across the 38th parallel in a surprise attack on South Korea

North Korea pushed back

September 1950 - October 1950

North Korean troops are pushed back all the way to Yalu River

Macarthur's Counterattack

September 15, 1950

Half of North Korean troops surrendered when cornered by two attacking forces

The Chinese fight back

November 1950

Chinese troops join the war with a force of 300,000 soldiers

Settling for Stalemate

July 1953

Both sides finally sign an agreement that ends the war.