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19 Sep 1945

Korea
  • Kim Il-Sung, Communist guerrilla fighter in China and then becoming an officer of the Red Army, arrived in Wonsan, Korea. ww2dbase [Wonsan, Kangwon | CPC]
2 Nov 1950

Photo(s) dated 2 Nov 1950
F4U-5N Corsair fighter of US Marine Corps squadron VMF(N)-513 at rest, Wonsan, Korea, 2 Nov 1950, photo 1 of 2. Note the HVAR rockets.F4U-5N Corsair fighter of US Marine Corps squadron VMF(N)-513 at rest, Wonsan, Korea, 2 Nov 1950, photo 2 of 2. Note the HVAR rockets.
3 Dec 1950

Korea
  • USS Saint Paul entered Wonsan harbor, Kangwon Province, Korea to provide naval gunfire support for the evacuation effort. ww2dbase [Saint Paul | Wonsan, Kangwon | CPC]
24 Dec 1950

Korea
17 Apr 1951

Photo(s) dated 17 Apr 1951
HO3S-1 helicopter landing on USS Saint Paul off Wonsan, Kangwon Province, Korea, 17 Apr 1951
20 Apr 1951

Photo(s) dated 20 Apr 1951
USS Saint Paul bombarding communist positions near Wonsan, Kangwon Province, Korea, 20 Apr 1951USS Saint Paul off Wonsan, Kangwon Province, Korea, 20 Apr 1951
27 Nov 1951

Korea
  • USS Saint Paul bombarded communist positions near Wonsan, Kangwon Province, Korea. ww2dbase [Saint Paul | Wonsan, Kangwon | CPC]
8 Apr 1952

Korea
  • USS Iowa bombarded communist positions in the Wonsan-Songjin area, Korea. ww2dbase [Iowa | Wonsan, Kangwon | CPC]
14 Apr 1952

Korea
  • USS Iowa bombarded communist positions at Wonsan, Korea. ww2dbase [Iowa | Wonsan, Kangwon | CPC]
18 Apr 1952

Photo(s) dated 18 Apr 1952
USS Iowa departing Wonsan harbor, Korea, 18 Apr 1952; note HO3S helicopter on aft deck
27 Apr 1952

Photo(s) dated 27 Apr 1952
USS Iowa underway off Wonsan, Korea, 27 Apr 1952
28 May 1952

Korea
  • USS Iowa bombarded communist positions in Wonsan Harbor, Korea. ww2dbase [Iowa | Wonsan, Kangwon | CPC]
23 Sep 1952

Korea
  • General Mark Wayne Clark observed the USS Iowa bombardment of Wonsan, Korea from aboard the battleship. ww2dbase [Iowa | Wonsan, Kangwon | CPC]
11 Jul 1953

Korea
  • USS Saint Paul was hit by a coastal gun battery shell off Wonsan, Kangwon Province, Korea, suffering a damaged anti-aircraft gun mount but no casualties. ww2dbase [Saint Paul | Wonsan, Kangwon | CPC]
27 Jul 1953

Photo(s) dated 27 Jul 1953
USS Saint Paul firing the final US Navy salvo of the Korea War, off Wonsan, Korea, 27 Jul 1953

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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