THE KOREAN WAR
By Jordan Small
Colonel W. Mahoney of the U.S. Military Advisory Group was present in South Korea and announced that afternoon that the North Korean Invaders had captured Pochon and had full control of all territory west of the Imjin River.
IMAGES FROM THAT DAY
At 9.45 pm that night the president of South Korea, Dr Sygman Rhee made an urgent appeal to General Douglas MacArthur. He asked for aid to help defend against North Korea. After this conversation General MacArthur called for all American troops in Japan to return to America in readiness to help South Korea.