Korean and Vietnam Conflict

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Korean and Vietnam Conflict 07/04/2008 11:10:00 Korea Syngman Rhee o Anti-Communist; against Kim Il Sung o 38 th  Parallel divided north and south Korea o Inchon Site of McArthur landing/invasion…this pushed the N. Koreans  back across the 38 th  parallel  o Chou En-Lai Chinese ambassador delivers warming to the US: US invasion  of N. Korea will result in Chinese intervention McArthur sends troops across parallel w/o presidential  approval, Truman accepts the act and adopts the  “rollback” of Communism  o McArthur v. Truman didn’t want to be “soft on communism” June 25 th  McArthur is sent to S. Korea with Marines, bombings  and full on landing of troops ensues  McArthur threatens N. Korea and China with Nukes Other outrageous ideas that McArthur declares prompts  Truman to fire McArthur o Yau River Border between N. Korea and China
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 205 taught by Professor Wilson during the Spring '08 term at UNL.

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