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What were the land, sea, and air military operations of the Korean War from June 1950 until December 1950 and who were the major leaders involved with these operations?

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After North Korean Communist forces invaded South Korea in June, 1950 the United Nations Security Council promptly recommended that UN members furnish military assistance to South Korea. The UN army consisted primarily of American and South Korean units with contingents from 15 other anti-communist nations. It was headed by General Douglas MacArthur. When these reinforcements arrived in Korea in June, MacArthur launched a counterattack that drove the North Korean armies back across the 38th parallel and deep into North Korea close to the Manchurian border.

The Battle of Osan took place on July 6, 1950 between the U.S. and the North Korean forces. A U.S. task force of 400 infantry supported by an artillery battery was moved to Osan south of Seoul, South Korea and ...

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This solution describes some of the battles that took place during the Korean War in 1950.

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