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  • Phase 1 - Success for North Korea 
  • North Korea
  • South Korea
  • Phase 2 - Success for The UNO
  • Phase 3 - The UNO attempt to reunite Korea
  • North Korea
  • Yalu River
  • China
  • June 25th 1950 - North Korea invades South Korea with the Soviet Unions approval. Then North Korea captured the capital Seoul. Then South Korea asked the United Nations for help.
  • Phase 4 - The Chinese attack
  • China
  • September 1950 - The UNO and American marines launched a two-pronged counter-attack. Gen MacArthur orders an amphibious invasion at the port of Inchon. He successfully took Seoul.
  • Phase 5 - The UNO counter-attack
  • Can we use atomic weapons?
  • No, Your Fired
  • October 1950 - UNO forces continue pressing northward against the 38th Parallel to unite Korea. American troops pressed forward with little resistance and reached the Yalu River which separates North Korea from China.
  • Phase 6 - Stalemate leading to an armistice
  • Fearing an attack in November 1950 The Chinese invaded North Korea. 300,000 Chinese troops went into battle. The UN troops were pushed back to South Korea.
  • North Korea 
  • The UNO counter attack January - July 1951. The UNO counter attack forced the Chinese and North Koreans back to the 38th parallel. April 1951 Gen Douglas MacArthur was fired by President Truman because he wanted to use atomic weapons. 
  • July 1951 - Stalemate around 38th Parallel and Negotiation talks held at Panmunjom. July 1953 - Armistice signed. Korea still stays divided by the 38th parallel.
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