Should you happen to have an ancestor who was lost,
wounded, died during this terrible war that seemed to have been
forgotten so the story goes, click on my graphic below to email your
information to be place here with others Thanks and have a very
graphic made especially for me
from Pat @ Galesburg, IL.
Pat...... I love it & had to place it here for everyone to see.....
You might be seeing it on other pages on this site also. the
one below is from Pat, too!!!
Veterans of Korean War
"The Forgotten WAR"
created May 21, 2006
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North Korean Communist forces invade South Korea June 25, 1950. UN calls
for cease-fire and asks UN members to assist South Korea. Truman orders
U.S. forces into Korea . North Koreans capture Seoul (June 28). Gen.
Douglas MacArthur designated commander of unified UN forces. Pusan
Beachhead—UN forces counterattack and capture Seoul, capture Pyongyang,
North Korean capital. Chinese Communists enter war, force UN retreat
toward 38th parallel.
Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway replaces MacArthur after he threatens Chinese
with massive retaliation. Armistice negotiations continue with
interruptions until June 1953.
Armistice signed July 27, 1953. Chinese troops withdraw from North
Korea, Oct. 26, 1958, but over 200 violations of armistice noted to
S Sgt US Army
Oct 25, 1937 ~ Dec 02, 1997
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