Download
the korean war 1950 1953 n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
The Korean War 1950 - 1953 PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
The Korean War 1950 - 1953

The Korean War 1950 - 1953

229 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

The Korean War 1950 - 1953

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. The Korean War1950 - 1953 Containment The United Nations

  2. NORTH KOREA ON AUGUST 15TH 1948 THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH KOREA WITH ITS CAPITOL IN SEOUL IS FOUNDED ONE MONTH LATER THE COMMUNIST KOREAN PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC IS FOUNDED WITH ITS CAPITOL IN PYONGYANG SOUTH KOREA

  3. OCTOBER 1ST 1949 THE COMMUNISTS WIN THE CHINESE CIVIL WAR AND THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA IS ESTABLISHED WITH THE USSR AS ITS MAIN ALLY. IN THE US “LOSING CHINA” BECOMES A POLITICAL ISSUE. MAO ZEDONG, COMMUNIST LEADER OF CHINA

  4. KOREAN WAR: JUNE 1950 TO JULY 1953 THE UN SENT TROOPS TO FIGHT THE NORTH KOREAN FORCES BUT THE BULK OF THE SOLDIERS CAME FROM THE US

  5. NORTH KOREA 38TH PARALLEL DIVIDING LINE BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA SOUTH KOREA

  6. THE COMMUNIST NORTH KOREANS PUSHED THE SOUTH KOREAN AND UNPREPARED US ARMIES ALL THE WAY TO PUSAN IN THE SOUTH WHERE THEY WERE FINALLY STOPPED BY US FIREPOWER.

  7. GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR WAS PUT IN OVERALL COMMAND OF UNITED NATIONS FORCES MACARTHUR MADE A BRILLIANT INVASION AT INCHON WHICH THREATENED TO TRAP ALL THE NORTH KOREAN FORCES FIGHTING NEAR THE PUSAN PERIMETER

  8. UN TROOPS ADVANCED RAPIDLY AND ENTERED NORTH KOREA IN PURSUIT OF FLEEING ENEMY ARMIES. ON OCTOBER 19, 1950 CHINESE COMMUNISTS TROOPS INVADED NORTH KOREA AND PUSHED THE UN ARMIES BACK SOUTH OF THE 38TH PARALLEL.

  9. FORMER GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT IN NOVEMBER 1952 WITH A PLEDGE TO GO TO KOREA AND END THE WAR.

  10. ON JULY 27TH 1953, AFTER THREE YEARS OF FIGHTING, AN ARMISTICE WAS SIGNED ENDING THE KOREAN WAR. KOREA REMAINED DIVIDED AT THE 38TH PARALLEL.