Stages of the Korean War1. North Korean Attack(June 25, 1950) UN forces pushed back to  the Pusan Perimeter June 27, 19...
Stages of the Korean War (cont.)2. UN Counterattack (Operation Chromite) September 15, 1950  MacArthur’s Daring   Move  ...
Stages of the Korean War (cont.)3. China Enters the War  MacArthur advances to   the Yalu River  China warned the US   ...
Stages of the Korean War (cont.)4. Stalemate at the 38th  Parallel (July 1951)    The war bogs down along     the 38th p...
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  1. 1. Stages of the Korean War1. North Korean Attack(June 25, 1950) UN forces pushed back to the Pusan Perimeter June 27, 1950-UN meeting… What happened to the USSR diplomat? UN sends Douglas MacArthur
  2. 2. Stages of the Korean War (cont.)2. UN Counterattack (Operation Chromite) September 15, 1950 MacArthur’s Daring Move Caught North Koreans off guard!! Eventually pushed North back to the 38th Parallel Now what?
  3. 3. Stages of the Korean War (cont.)3. China Enters the War MacArthur advances to the Yalu River China warned the US not to approach their border 1 million Chinese “volunteers” cross the border and push the US back to the 38th parallel
  4. 4. Stages of the Korean War (cont.)4. Stalemate at the 38th Parallel (July 1951)  The war bogs down along the 38th parallel  Now what?  MacArthur wants 1 million more men and wants between 30-50 bombs to“nuke China”  Truman’s Decision  Replaces MacArthur w/Matthew Ridgway (Pgh.)  Knows that he will not be relected…
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