Read a brief overview of the historical period, or longer summaries of major events.
- Brief Overview
- Background on Korea
- Origins of the Korean War
- North Korea's Surprise Attack
- Commitment of US Ground Troops
- Inchon Invasion
- Chinese Intervention
- MacArthur's Dismissal
- Ridgway and the end of the "Accordion-War"
- The Long Path of Negotiations
- Eisenhower, War's End, and the Aftermath