CONFLICT IN KOREA

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CONFLICT IN KOREA by Mind Map: CONFLICT IN KOREA

1. Who was involved?

1.1. North Koreans, South Koreans, Soviet Union Americans & U.N

1.2. 21 nations committed troops, ships, aircraft, and medical units to the defence of South Korea.

2. Cause of conflict?

2.1. The Korean war, 1950-1953 began when North Korean communist army crossed the 38th parallel and invaded non communist South Korea.

3. Key Dates and Location

3.1. Korea divided between North and South

3.1.1. September 1945

3.2. Soviets & Americans withdraw military

3.2.1. 1949

3.3. North Korea invade South Korea

3.3.1. June 24th 1950

3.4. Truman orders air and naval support for south korea and calls for in intervetnion

3.4.1. June 27th 1950

3.5. Us troops invade at Inchon

3.5.1. September 15th 1950

3.6. Pyongyang falls to U.N forces

3.6.1. October 19th 1950

3.7. Chinese divions enter fighting

3.7.1. November 4th 1950

3.8. MacArthur declares "there is no substitute for victory"

3.8.1. March 1951

3.9. Truman relieves MacArthur of command

3.9.1. April 11th 1951

3.10. MacArthur addresses congress after being away form the us since 1931

3.10.1. April 19th 1951

3.11. Negotionations begin at Panmumjon

3.11.1. July 1951

3.12. Korea campaign issue in 1952 presidential election.

3.12.1. Summer 1952

3.13. Armistice formally re-established the division of Korea

3.13.1. March 1953

4. Why did Australians get involved?

4.1. They fought defending South Korea in the Army and Military forces as part of the U.N, going against the communist force of North Korea.

4.2. Australia had a commitment to the British Commonwealth Occupation Force

5. The nature of Australia's invlovement

5.1. Australia committed soon after the war began and would serve for the next three years in the defence of South Korea.

5.2. They fought defending South Korea in the Army and Military forces as part of the U.N, going against the communist force of North Korea.

5.3. We took all 3 forces into this battle serving our loyalty to out troops and entrusted south Korea and the British.

5.4. Australia became the second nation, behind the United States, to commit personnel from all three armed services to the war.

6. Relationship to the cold war

6.1. Overshadowed by WWII, the Korean War has often been called America's "forgotten war," though like Vietnam it was part of a larger Cold War struggle to extinguish communism. In 1950, North Korean communist troops invaded South Korea, which was an American ally.