How America Stopped China and North Korea from Winning the Korean War
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History, Asia

A big win in a much longer battle for Korea.

Key point: Stopping the Spring offensive was one important step in a much longer political battle.

By mid-April 1951, the war in Korea was nearly 10 months old. United Nations forces had suffered a reversal of fortunes in late 1950 with the entry of Communist China into the war, losing the South Korean capital of Seoul but later regaining it. Now the U.S. Eighth Army, a multinational force that was dominated by...

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