Korea Military History Anniversaries in March
Mar 07 1951 – Korean War: Operation Ripper – United Nations troops led by General Matthew Ridgeway begin an assault against Chinese forces in an offensive to straighten out the U.N. front lines against the Chinese.
Mar 10 1953 – Korean War: North Korean gunners at Wonsan fire on the USS Missouri. The ship responds by firing 998 rounds at the enemy position.
Mar 14 1951 – Korean War: U.N. forces recapture Seoul for the second time during the Korean War.
Mar 23 1951 – Korea: U.S. paratroopers descend from flying boxcars in a surprise attack in Korea. C-119 in flight
Mar 25 1953 – Korean War: The USS Missouri fires on targets at Kojo, North Korea, the last time her guns fire until the Persian Gulf War of 1992
Mar 27 1952 Korea: Elements of the U.S. Eighth Army reach the 38th parallel.
Mar 29 1951 – Korea: The Chinese reject Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s offer for a truce in Korea.
Korean War Armistice was signed July 27, 1953.
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Corporal, U.S. Army, Company A, 13th Engineer Combat Battalion, 7th Infantry
July 10, 1953
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William C. Anderson Served with Company D 55-56
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