Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on June 25, 1951 · Page 6
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 6

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Monday, June 25, 1951
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I THE REGISTER NEWS — MT VERNON, ILLINOIS MONDAY, JUNE 25, 1951 Chronology Of A Year-Long "Police Action " AP Neirsfeatures JUNE 25, 1950.—North Korean ConUTMinlst"! cross 38th Parallel and invade South Korea. United Nations Security Council orders cease fire and rollback of invasion forces. JUNE 27.-— North Koreans enter Seoul. JUNE 28.— U. S. bombers go to aid of South Koreans. JUNE 30. — President Truman orders U. S. ground troops to South Korea. JULY 15.— North Koreans drive across Kum River, hurl back U. S. troops. JULY 19. — President Truman asks Congress for $10,000,000,000 appropriations; reserves called to service. JULY 29.— Gen. Walton Walker orders troops to "stand and die." AUG. 1.—U. S. Second Infantry Division and First Marines land. AUG. 6. — Communists cross Naktongon many fronts. SEPT. 12. —Allies make huge amphibious landin" at Inchon. SEPT. 23.— Americans break out of Pusan beachhead. SEPT. 26.— MacArthur announced liberation of Seoul. OCT. 1. — First South Korean troops cross parallel. OCT. 4.— U. N. approved plan to rehabilitate, unite Korea. OCT. 20.— U. S. troops capture Pyongyang. OCT. 21.— U. S. parachute troops land deep inside North Korea. MacArthur says war definitely coming to end. OCT. 26. — U. S. troops speed to Manchurian border. ^ OCT. 28. —Chinese "volunteer" troops make appetu-ance. NOV. 16. — President Truman says U. S. will not invade Manchuria. NOV. 24.- MacArthur launches an "end-the-war" offensive. , NOV. 27.— Attack by four Red Chinese aitnies stalls end-the-war drive. NOV. 29.—Huge Chinese forces drive wedge in U. N. line. NOV. 30.—Reds ring U. S. First Division Marines and Seventh Division soldiers at Hangjin reservoir. DEC. 3.—U. N. forces abandon Pyongyang. DEC. 7. — More than 20,000 marines and soldiers start 45 mile pusli to evacuation poKt. DEC. 11.—Americans break out of Red trap and roll back to Hamhung. Thirteen Asian nations call on Reds to cease fire. DEC, 13.—Up to 100,000 Reds press on dwindling beachhead. DEC. 23. —General Walker of Eighth Army killed in jeep accident. DEC. 23.—Chinese Reds reported across the 3Sth parallel. DEC. 24.—U. S. announces completion of evacuation. DEC. 26.—U. S. forces placed under Eighth Army, commanded now by General Jiatthew Ridgway. JAN. 4, 1951.—Seoul abandoned by U. N. JAN. 17. — U. S. rejects Red Cliina's proposal for cease fire. JAN. 22.—General Ridgway declares U. N. position on central front perfect. JAN. 30.—U. N. political committee brands Red China an aggressor. FEB. 9.—U. S. forces claim first major victorv over Red Chinese. FEB. 22,—U. N. troops on offensive in central Korea. MARCH. 7.—General MacArthur predicts an eventual stalemate. .. MARCH 9.—U. N. troops renew offensive. MARCH 12.—Genera] Ridgway says ending the war at 38th parallel would- be a great victory. Reds in headlong flight. MARCH 15.—Seoul recaptured. MARCH 23.—U. S. parachutists drop north of Seoul. MARCH 28.—ROKs drive across the 38th parallel. MARCH 29.—Reds reject MacArthur proposal to discuss peace on battlefield. APRIL 5. — General MacArthur urges use of Chiang's troops for.a second front. APRIL 11.—General MacArthur relieved b President ruman, succeeded by General Ridgway. APRIL 20.—Widespread disease reported among Red& APRIL 22.—Reds open massive assault, crack U. N. line above Hwachon dam. APRIL 24. — Seoul residents abandoning city third time. APRIL 30. — Gen. James van Fleet of Eighth Army announce? Allies will defend Seoul. MAY 10.—General Ridgway says battle may have started defeat of Communism. MAY 11.—Red casualties estimated by U. S. Army at 893,662. MAY 17. — Reds start second spring offensive. 500,000 Chinese and 200,000 North Koreans plunge south. MAY 24.—Red offensive broken after six days. Eighth Army starts immediate counter-offensive. JUNE 2.—Peiping hints it intends to carry Korean war into next year in the midst of peace- feeler rumors. Allies continue advance. JUN^ 6.—All of South Korea cleared of Reds. U. N. forces come up against southern base of "Iron risn'gle" area north of 38th parallel. U.N. units batter Chorwon. JUNE 9.—Chinese troops began retreating from the "Iron Triangle." JUNE 14.—Allied tanks roam at will through the "Iron Triangle" area. JUNE 19.—American pilots defeated Red airmen in the fourth I 4 ANOTHER SERVICE... To Insure Your Winter Comfort A cleon heating plant will operate more efficiently ond will sove you money on coal and repairs. AND REMEMBER!... Demonds for coal will be heavy this fall. Certain grodet of coal may be hard to obtain during the rush period. The best way to get the extact kind of coal you prefer it to order your cual now. 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The sheriff serves as county jail warden, in addition to his other duties. The Governor said in a statement that he disapproved of the bill on the strength of an opinion from Attorney General Ivan A. Elliott, who advised that it was unconstitutional. A similar measure passed'by the 1949 legislature was vetoed by Stevenson on the same grounds. Gl's Last Letter No Mistake; the Telegram Comes NEWARK. N. J.. June 25.—An official telegram from Washington has dashed a young woman's hope that she received by mistake a letter from her GI husband in Korea to be sent only "in case my time should come." Dorothy Long, 22, received the letter Wednesday from her husband, PFC Jacob LoAg. "I've asked one of the boys to mail this for me in case my time should come," the letter started. Dorothy received no previous word that anything might have happened to her husband. She started hoping it was all a mistake. Her husband's name wasn't on any casualty lists. Washington sent no notice. 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