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Kim Dae-jung & the Dawn of Korean Democracy

by Michael Breen That day the dictator conceded, June 29, 1987, is celebrated as the starting point of democracy. It was a conception, and as is the way with power relations, more forced than gentle. People power, you might say, had shafted

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Battle of Inchon, September 15–19, 1950

Inchon

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab With the North Korean invasion halted, the US X Corps, led by MGen Edward M. Almond, had the task of planning an amphibious landing in the rear of the NKPA advance. Gen

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Posted in Military History

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