Korean War by Shannon Baker Moore

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The soviet s’ absence The Soviet Union was a permanent member of the UN, and like all permanent members, it had the power to veto the resolution condemning North Korea’s attack on the South. However, the Soviet Union’s delegate was absent for the vote. In January 1950, the Soviet delegate had stopped attending UN meetings. This boycott was to protest the fact that the UN did not recognize the People’s Republic of China as the official Chinese government. The Soviet delegate would likely have vetoed the vote if he had been at the meeting.

89 cm) rocket launchers capable of destroying T-34 tanks. General Walker, head commander on the ground for all US, UN, and ROK troops, established his headquarters in Korea on July 15. 4 More troops and supplies began pouring in. indd 41 5/28/13 9:34 AM loaded with men and supplies arrived into the southern port city of Pusan. When units from other nations finally reached Korea, they too were assigned to Walker’s Eighth Army. General MacArthur directed the overall war strategy from his base in Japan.

Holding the Line The Pusan Perimeter was an area approximately 50 miles (80 km) wide and 100 miles (161 km) long. indd 42 5/28/13 9:34 AM It took the North Koreans less than two days to capture Taejon. East Sea (Sea of Japan), and to the south was the Korean Strait. US naval power heavily protected both bodies of water. North of Pusan was a rugged mountain range, and the Naktong River lay to the west. The UN and ROK troops had nowhere to retreat, but with the US naval support and a relatively defendable position, Walker hoped his troops could hold their ground.

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