Category: United States

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

Korean War Phase I (Time Line) pt.2

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

Korean War Pre-War (Time Line) pt.1

1910-1945: Japan controls Korea

Aug. 12,1945: Russia invades Korea

Aug.14,1945: World War II ends
Korea was divided at the 38th parallel
(The division was meant to get Japanese
Soldiers out of Korea, by Russia coming
down from the North and the United States
from the South. The Japanese forces were then
suppose to be sent back to Japan. The US did so,
but most captured by Russia were sent to Siberia
for forced labor. It was was not meant to be a
permanent division.)

1948: UN tries to visit North Korea

Dec. 1948: Democratic republic of North Korea was established
The last Russians leave the North

Aug. 1948: United States occupation ends in South Korea

May. 1948:Elections are held in South Korea, Syhgman Rhee is elected

Jan. 12, 1950: Dean Acheson (Secretary of State) speaks at the
National Press Club and accidentally leaves ROK
(South Korea) outOf the sphere of influence

April. 1950: Kim Il Sung visits Stalin (Obtains supplies such as weapons
vehicles and other supples)

May. 1950: Kim Il Sung visits Mao of China (Obtains forces man
power)