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  1. Korean War By: Michael Delcampo

  2. Korean War facts June 25, 1950 Resolution 82 United Nations Security Council Republic of Korea (south Korea, united nations) vs. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (north Korea, communist)

  3. Who was MacArthur? Douglas MacAurther Jan 26 1880- april, 5, 1964 US Commander during the Korean War

  4. MacArthur Counterattack -Sep 1950 Came with tanks, heavy artillery and fresh troops -In October 7th, 1950 UN General Assembly suggested that MacArthur cross the 38thparralel and reunite Korea -However China and its large amount of troops were waiting for them on the other side of the Zhou River

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  6. Cultural artifact "We've been using more of a roundish one.” -1951 -rejected MacArthur request (A US cartoon expressing the conflict of Gen. D. MacArthur and George Marshall in their testimonies to Congressional committees. MacArthur wanted more aggressive tactics against China)

  7. Question Was General MacArthur a hero during the Korean War?