Map Showing NKPA Maximum Gains

Korean War Maps

Map Showing NKPA (North Korean People's Army)
Maximum Gains

After the initial attack by the North Korean Army this shows the withdrawal by the South Korean Army and US army forces. Denied any tanks and artillery they were helpless against the better equipped North Korean military. Dates are shown to indicate how rapidly the offensive took place. It amounted to delaying the North Korean enough for better equipped UN forces to be sent to Pusan. Things turned around after the 5th Marine arrived in Pusan.

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