Monthly Archives: July 2013

July 31 This Day During The Korean War

July 31, 1952 – The battle for Chinju began in earnest about 2:15 a.m. with a North Korean artillery barrage on “E” & “F” Company, 19th Infantry positions. After about 45 minutes whistles blew and North Korean infantry attacked in … Continue reading

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July 31 This Day During The Korean War

July 31, 1952 – The attack on the Sui-ho Dam Subsequent missions Within ten days of the strikes, UN air forces renewed attacks to keep the power grid out of service, although the Sui-ho Dam and its environs were not … Continue reading

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July 31 This Day During The Korean War

July 31, 1951 – Operation Kickoff Between late June through August 1951, North Korean attacks on American ships seemed to increase so the United States began concentrating on destroying enemy batteries. On June 28, destroyer USS Henry W. Tucker received … Continue reading

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July 31 This Day During The Korean War

July 31, 1950 – The Battle of Sangju was an engagement between the United Nations and North Korean forces, occurring on July 20–31, 1950, in the village of Sangju in southern South Korea, early in the Korean War. It ended … Continue reading

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July 31 This Day During The Korean War

July 31, 1950 – Operation Pokpoong was an offensive operation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) against the Republic of Korea (ROK) that marked the start of the Korean War. The operation began at 04:00 KST on 25 … Continue reading

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July 31 This Day During World War ll

July 31, 1944 – Operation Cobra  was the codename for an offensive launched by the First United States Army seven weeks after the D-Day landings, during the Normandy Campaign of World War II. American Lieutenant General Omar Bradley’s intention was … Continue reading

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July 31 This Day During World War ll

July 31, 1944 – Sansapor Airfield is a former World War II airfield located in the village of Mar, in West Irian Jaya Province, Indonesia. The airfield was abandoned after the war and today is almost totally returned to its … Continue reading

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