27 July

'I'm sick of hearing about the wounded. What about all the thousands of wonderful guys who are fighting this war without any of the credit or the glory that always goes to those lucky few who just happen to get shot' _ Frank, M*A*S*H

July 27, 2009 · 1 min read

The Korean war ended today in 1953 with a ceasefire, although technically, as a peace treaty has never been signed, it is still going on today.

‘I never would have made the attack and risked my men and my military reputation if I had not been assured that Washington would restrain General MacArthur from taking adequate retaliatory measures against my lines of supply and communication.’ Chinese commander General Lin Piao



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