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  • Seoul, South Korea
    Thursday Jan 4, 1951

    Korean War

    The PVA and KPA to capture Seoul

    Seoul, South Korea
    Thursday Jan 4, 1951

    The offensive overwhelmed UN forces, allowing the PVA and KPA to capture Seoul for the second time on 4 January 1951.




  • U.S.
    Friday Jan 5, 1951

    Neil Armstrong

    His first flight in a Jet

    U.S.
    Friday Jan 5, 1951

    Neil made his first flight in a jet, a Grumman F9F Panther, on January 5, 1951.




  • Vietnam
    Saturday Jan 13, 1951

    First Indochina War

    Giáp moved the 308th and 312th Divisions

    Vietnam
    Saturday Jan 13, 1951

    On January 13, 1951, Giáp moved the 308th and 312th Divisions, made up of over 20,000 men, to attack Vĩnh Yên, 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Hanoi, which was manned by the 6,000-strong 9th Foreign Legion Brigade.




  • Vĩnh Yên, Vĩnh Phúc, Vietnam
    Tuesday Jan 16, 1951

    First Indochina War

    The Battle of Vĩnh Yên and Giáp's withdrawal

    Vĩnh Yên, Vĩnh Phúc, Vietnam
    Tuesday Jan 16, 1951

    By January 16, the Battle of Vĩnh Yên ended as Giáp was forced to withdraw, with over 6,000 of his troops killed, 8,000 wounded and 500 captured.




  • Han River, South Korea
    Thursday Jan 25, 1951

    Korean War

    Operation Thunderbolt

    Han River, South Korea
    Thursday Jan 25, 1951

    In late January, upon finding that the PVA had abandoned their battle lines, General Ridgway ordered a reconnaissance-in-force, which became Operation Thunderbolt (25 January 1951).




  • Saigon, South Vietnam
    Friday Jan 26, 1951

    First Indochina War

    USS Windham Bay delivered Grumman F8F Bearcat fighter aircraft to Saigon

    Saigon, South Vietnam
    Friday Jan 26, 1951

    USS Windham Bay delivered Grumman F8F Bearcat fighter aircraft to Saigon on January 26, 1951.




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