Saturday, August 20, 2011

Korean War (1950 - 1953)

Thomas Owen Smith (1928)
Son of Norma Mae Wolcott
Korean War, Cpl. in U.S. Army 1952-1953

Edward Peter Smith (1931)
Son of Norma Mae Wolcott
He served in Korean War RM 2 US Navy 1951-1954.

Date:  June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953
Full Scale fighting until an aristice on July 17, 1953
Location:  Korean Peninsula
Result:  Cease Fire; establishment of Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ); A few territorial changes along the 38th parallel, but essentially uti possidetis and status quo ante bellum.

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