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RE: South Korean Perceptions
Well, this is interesting information.
Was MacArthur still in command at that time?
----Original Message Follows----
From: "Daniel T. Fahey" <DanFahey@DanSources.com>
Subject: RE: South Korean Perceptions
Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 11:26:17 -0400
What was the reason for going above the 38th Parellel if we had the NK on
We went right up tot he Chinese boarder.
China had already cautioned us about getting close.
Then we acted like we were completely surprised when the Chinese attacked in
I do not understand why this was not heeded.
Was it ignorance? Was it calculated?
Was there a group baiting for a continuance in Korea?
[mailto:owner-KOREAN-WAR-L@raven.cc.ku.edu]On Behalf Of Jwscpd8@aol.com
Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2002 11:09 AM
Subject: Re: South Korean Perceptions
In a message dated 05/14/2002 8:26:17 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
AS A RESULT
OF THIS BATTLE, THE COMMUNIST PARTIES PROPOSED A CEASE FIRE."
Now I can understand and accept national pride, but this is a bit
I knew we should have gone home after Hungnam!
I know for a fact we should have gone home after 3 April 1951; which was
the day we walked up to the 38th parallel without a shot being fired, in our
sector anyway. When we learned we were on the 38th, we figured the war was
over, except we jumped off, moving on in to N. Korea.
John Sonley Korea 1951
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