Korean War

Ordeal of the “Walking General”: MG William F. Dean in Korea

By Matthew J. Seelinger, Chief Historian 5 June 2000 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the start of the Korean War. In June 1950, forces of the North Korean People’s Army (NKPA), supported by a massive artillery barrage and strong armored forces, launched a surprise attack across the 38th Parallel in an effort to reunite the …

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