Category: korean war

F9F-5 from VF-24 on the carrier USS Oriskany, 1953.

F9F-5 from VF-24 on the carrier USS Oriskany, 1953.

American soldiers with a captured North Korean flag.

American soldiers with a captured North Korean flag.

RAAF Meteor F.8 A-77-570 undergoing maintenance at Kimpo air…

RAAF Meteor F.8 A-77-570 undergoing maintenance at Kimpo air base (K-14) during the Korean War.

No. 77 Squadron RAAF pilots and Meteor aircraft in Korea,1952.

No. 77 Squadron RAAF pilots and Meteor aircraft in Korea,1952.

Chinese soldiers cover Americans emerging from a cave to…

Chinese soldiers cover Americans emerging from a cave to surrender.

Chinese soldiers captured near Hwachon reservoir in central…

Chinese soldiers captured near Hwachon reservoir in central Korea await shipment at 24th Division headquarters.

American troops blasting Yongdok with their 105-mm howitzer….

American troops blasting Yongdok with their 105-mm howitzer. 23 July 1950. Yongdok, Korea.

Pershing medium tank M26 Lengh: 28.38 ft (8.65 m) Width: 11.52…

Pershing medium tank M26

Lengh: 28.38 ft (8.65 m)

Width: 11.52 ft. (3.51 m)

Height: 9.12 ft. (2.78 m)

Weight 46.3 US Short Tons (42,000 kg; 92,594)

Max Speed: 25 mph (40 km/h)

Max Range: 100 miles (161 km)

1 x 90mm main gun

1 x 12.7mm machine gun

1 x 7.62mm machine guns

Battle on the Chosin Reservoir (Located in the Norther part of…

Battle on the Chosin Reservoir (Located in the Norther part of Korea).

Korean War Phase II (Time Line) pt.3

Sept. 15,1950: Inchon Landing (X Corps).

Sept. 18,1950: Kimpo Airfield captured.

Sept. 22,1950: 8th Army Breaks out of Puson (tip of south Korea).

Sept. 26,1950: Soeul was recaptured by south & coalition.

Sept. 27,1950: X Corps links up with 8th army.

Sept. 30,1950: Uijongbu captured (NKPA ceases to exist).

Oct. 1,1950: I Corps crosses 38th parallel.

Oct. 2,1950: Chou En Lai warns Chinese will intervene.

Oct. 4,1950: Mao decides to intervene.

Oct. 9, 1950: UN Forces Cross the 38th parallel  in the West.

Oct. 14,1950: CCP Starts infinity into SK.

Oct. 15,1950: Wake Island conference.

Oct. 19,1950: Pyongyang Captured.

Oct. 24,1950: MacArthor orders UN forces to attack Yalo.

Oct. 25,1950: 1st Chinese offensive hits ROK forces.

Oct. 26, 1950: X Corps Land on Wanson.

Nov. 1,1950: 1st encounter of CCF & 8th army.

Nov. 8,1950: CCF identify South of Chosin Reservoir.

Nov. 10,1950: CCF attacks 8th army & disappated.

Nov. 23,1950: Thanks GIVING MacArthor’s announcement.

Nov. 24,1950: 2nd CCF offensive

18 CCF Div. —-> 8th Army

12 CCF Div. —-> X Corps