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General Matthew Ridgway Oversees UN Retreat from Seoul During Korean War ca. 1950

Author: Films Media Group,; WPA Film Library.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : WPA Film Library, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, [1950] 2007. ℗♭1950
Edition/Format:   Video : Clipart/images/graphics   Visual material   Computer File : English
Database:WorldCat
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After China entered the Korean War in late 1950, United Nations (UN) forces under U.S. command were forced to make a long southern retreat. Matthew Ridgway, who was promoted to head of the Eighth Army after General Walton H. Walker was killed in an automobile accident, oversaw the retreat from Seoul. Ridgway's forces regained Seoul in March 1951, and President Harry S. Truman announced that he would seek peace  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Newsreels
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Films Media Group,; WPA Film Library.
OCLC Number: 957598807
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by WPA Film Library, 1950.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 10, 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (0 min., 50 sec.)) : sound.
Contents: General Matthew Ridgway Oversees UN Retreat from Seoul During Korean War ca. 1950 (0:50)
Responsibility: WPA Film Library.

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After China entered the Korean War in late 1950, United Nations (UN) forces under U.S. command were forced to make a long southern retreat. Matthew Ridgway, who was promoted to head of the Eighth Army after General Walton H. Walker was killed in an automobile accident, oversaw the retreat from Seoul. Ridgway's forces regained Seoul in March 1951, and President Harry S. Truman announced that he would seek peace negotiations that divided the country at the 38th parallel.

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