June 25,1950: Invasion of South Korea by N.K.P.A.
June 27,1950: US Navy and Air force support South Korea (KMAG)
June 28,1950: US bombers attack North Korean troops on the Han river.
June 30,1950: Truman authorizes MacArthur to use ground forces.
July 1,1950: Task Force Smith arrives in Pusan (The men of Task Force Smith came from Japan and have not seen action recently or ever)
July 5,1950: Task Force Smith engages near Osan.
July 7,1950: UN recommends unified command.
July 8,1950: MacArthur becomes CINCVNC ( commands all of UN forces in the Koreas.
July 13,1950: General Walker in in command of US forces in Korea.
July 14,1950: All ROK (South Korean Army) put under MacArthur’s command.
July 20,1950: NKPA capture Taejon Dean.
July 29,1950: Walker issues “Stand or die” order (US forces were surrounded by NKPA with the ocean at their backs in Puson nearly losing the War).
Aug 2,1950: 1st Marines land in Puson.
Aug 4,1950: Puson perimeter is established.
Aug 7,1950: UN forces regroup and counter attack.
Aug 17,1950: NKPA attacks across Naktong River
Aug 29, 1950: British 29 Brigade arrives from Hong Kong.
Sep 3,1950 5th Marines launch a counter attack
10,000 NKPA casualties
172 Marines casualties