October 20, 1950 - China Joins War Pushing Back UN Forces
75,000 North Korean troops cross the 38th parallel and invade South Korea.
February 1951 - Peace Talks Begin
The US marines landed on a strategic Inchon port that allowed them to retake Seoul.
April 1951 - MacArthur Fired for wanting to use A-Bomb
The swift attacks by the Chinese forces put an end to a quick US take over of the Korean peninsula.
July 7, 1953 - Truce Signed
The UN and North Korea begin peace talks. Prisoners of war are an important topic in these discussions.
General Douglas MacArthur is fired by President Truman for wanting to drop an atomic bomb on China and publicly contradicting the president.
An agreement was signed between the US, China, North Korea and South Korea to stop the fighting. North and South Korea could not, however, come to an agreement to combine the two countries, leaving them separated.