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Apr 30, 2016

As the North Korean Army faces defeat, Stalin refuses to offer Soviet military forces to defend North Korea but suggest that the North Korean Government asks China for military support.  China warns the United States not to cross into North Korea.  Mao agrees to use of Chinese troops in Korea.  China builds up its army in Manchuria, then cross into North Korea.  A biography of Mao the Chinese Communist ruler.

Apr 23, 2016

General Mac Arthur orders the United Nation forces to cross the 38th Parallel and invade North Korea.  The First Corp capture Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.  The South Korean First Corp capture the port of Wonsan before the Marines can land there.  An parachute landing north of Pyongyang fails to trap the North Korean Army.  A trainload of murdered American prisoners of war is discover.  A biography of George Marshall, the American Secretary of Defence.

Apr 16, 2016

On September 16th the Eighth Army begins its breakout from the Pusan perimeter.  North Korean resistance begins to weaken.  The American retake the City of Taejon finding evidence of North Korean killings of civilians and prisoners of war.  The Eighth Army links up the Tenth Corp.  A biography of Lieutenant General Milburn, the commander of the First Corp.

Apr 9, 2016

American Marine capture the Kimpo peninsular and then cross the Han river.  A three day battle between at the western edge of Seoul between American Marines and the North Korean Army.  The Tenth Corp capture Seoul, General Mac Arthur visits the City.  The Tenth Corp secure the area around Seoul.

Apr 2, 2016

The Naval and Air Force attacks on Inchon and Moon Tip Island.  The capture of Moon Tip Island by American Marines in the morning.  The wait for the high tide to return.  The Marines land in Inchon.  South Korean Marines mop up remaining North Korean resistance.  A biography of Major General Oliver Smith, the commander of the 1st Marine Division.

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