Macarthur's Invasion Of Inchon

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MacArthur led the invasion of Inchon which he planned to land troops behind the enemy lines at Inchon and attack the North Koreans from both directions. He advocated this plan and wanted permission from Washington to approve of the invasion. He argued that it would catch the NKPA off guard placing them in a position to cut the North Korean supply lines, MacArthur won approval from Washington, and selected the US Marines to lead the attack. The invasion was called, Operation Chromite which entailed an amphibious landing at any one of three possible sites. MacArthur’s plan had involved an attack at Inch'on and a simultaneous attack by the Eighth Army from Pusan Perimeter. The invasion started on September 15, 1950 where there was an assault

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