Korean Conflict

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  • Korean War Video#3

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  • Japan Annexes Korea

    Japan Annexes Korea
    The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910, also known as the Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty, was made by representatives of the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire in 1910. Negotiations were concluded on August 20, 1910.The document was signed on August 22, 1910.The 1965 Treaty of Basic Relations between South Korea and Japan confirmed the document is null and void.
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  • 38th Parallel

    38th Parallel
    38th parallelThe 38th parallel was first suggested as a dividing line for Korea in 1896. Russia was attempting to pull Korea under its control, while Japan had just secured recognition of its rights in Korea from the British. In an attempt to prevent any conflict, Japan proposed to Russia that the two sides split Korea into separate spheres of influence along the 38th parallel. However, no formal agreement was ever reached, and Japan later took full control of korea.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    Truman DoctrineTruman pledges American assistance to any nation in the world threatened by Communism. this officially establishes the worldwide containment of Communism as America's top international priority.
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    Syngman Rhee

    Syngman Rhee was the first president of South Korea. Rhee was regarded as an anti-Communist and a strongman, and he led South Korea through the Korean War.
  • North Korea–Russia relations

    North Korea–Russia relations
    North Korea and Russia first established diplomatic relations on October 12, 1948 shortly after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea was proclaimed. Close allies during the Cold War, the relations between them cooled down since the breakup of the Soviet Union.
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  • North Korea Invades

    North Korea Invades
    North Korean troops swept across the 38th Parallel invading South Korea which sparked the beginning of the North Korean War. The United States and Soviet Union divided the Korean Peninsula at the 38th Parallel, with each to occupy a half after the war. Following the surrender of Japan, each nation cultivated a Korean government sympathetic to their political system, with the ultimate goal of uniting Korea under a favorable administration.
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    Pusan Perimeter

    The North Koreans advanced rapidly south, attempting to take the port of Pusan. The American troops from occupation duties in Japan were rushed to Korea, but they were disadvantaged against superior North Korean troops, but General Walton Walker, commanding the 8th United States Army in Korea (EUSAK), rallied his forces and held the Pusan bridgehead as reinforcements began to arrive.
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    Chinese Intervention

    General MacArthur deployed soldiers and caused the North Koreans to flee up north and he pursued them. As the UN forces drew near to the Manchurian border, signals were received from Peking that China would intervene to defend its territory. MacArthur assured President Harry Truman that the war will conclude by Christmas. However, in November the Chinese sent in their armies. This confused the UN forces and they retreated back and Seoul was taken again.
  • Seoul Retaken

    Seoul Retaken
    RetakenSeoul was retaken after the Chinese led an attack with the Eighth Army. The korean army retreated back and Seoul was slowly taken over by the Chinese and the North Korean army.
  • General MacArthur Fired

    General MacArthur Fired
    As President Truman wanted to prevent war with the Chinese, but MacArthur did all he could to provoke it. Finally, he sent a letter to Joseph Martin in March 1951. He shared MacArthur’s support for declaring an all-out war on China. He could also be counted upon to leak the letter to the press. For Truman, this letter was the last straw. On April 11, the president fired the general for insubordination.
  • Eisenhower Elected

    Eisenhower Elected
    President Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected as the 34th President Elected
  • Korean War Armistice Signed

    Korean War Armistice Signed
    President Truman and his military commanders started peace talks at Panmunjom for more than two years. Finally the adversaries signed an armistice on July 27, 1953. The agreement allowed the POWs to stay where they liked, drew a new boundary close to the 38th parallel, and created a 2-mile-wide DMZ or “demilitarized zone”. Both sides withdrew from their positions, and a UN commission was set up to supervise the arm