"Me and my bunker on Pork Chop Hill before all
hell broke loose."
Martin Lorenz, 7th Infantry Division, Korea 1953
Library of Congress
Korean War Timeline - Year 1953
The Korean War in the
Stream of Time
Timeline of the Korean
March 5, 1953
Joseph Stalin dies.
is eager to end the war.
Mao Zedong is miffed but knows
he doesn't have much of a chance without the help of the Soviet
July 27, 1953
Armistice signed at Panmunjom.
Mark W. Clark signed for the UNC,
Peng Dehuai for the Chinese, and
Kim-Il-sung for the North