Infantry Marine who spent 13 months on the Main Line of Resistance (Front line) fighting the Chinese from 1952-1953 until the truce was signed. Wounded in the ‘53 spring Chinese offensive & returned to the fight at Forward Observation Post Dagmar on “The Jamestown Line”.
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Korean War - Key Events
January 12, 1950
In a speech to the National Press Club, U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson outlines a U.S. Pacific defense posture that includes Japan and the Philippines but does not explicitly include Korea. In fact, he states that, “so far as the military security of other areas in the Pacific is concerned, it must be clear that no person can guarantee these areas against military attack.”
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica