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The Korean War (1950-1953)

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Background on Korea

Origins of the Korean War

North Korea's Surprise Attack

Commitment of US Ground Troops

Inchon Invasion

Chinese Intervention

MacArthur's Dismissal

Ridgway and the end of the "Accordion-War"

The Long Path of Negotiations

Eisenhower, War's End, and the Aftermath

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