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Cold War Files: All Units: Events: UN Counteroffensive of 1951

January 25-April 21,1951
UN Counteroffensive of 1951

In the winter of 1951 UN forces fighting in South Korea went on the offensive. After months of retreat following the Chinese intervention, the front lines were once again pushed North.

Although U.N. forces had stopped the communist counteroffensives of November and had succeeded in regaining some of the lost ground by the following spring, the end of the war was not yet in sight. With continued Chinese intervention, and the intense combat of the spring, the Korean War began to show all the signs of becoming a protracted war of attrition.

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