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  • Nà Sản, Sơn La Province, Vietnam
    Thursday Oct 2, 1952

    First Indochina War

    Battle of Nà Sản

    Nà Sản, Sơn La Province, Vietnam
    Thursday Oct 2, 1952

    In the Battle of Nà Sản, starting on October 2, French commanders began using "hedgehog" tactics, consisting in setting up well-defended outposts to get the Việt Minh out of the jungle and force them to fight conventional battles instead of using guerrilla tactics.




  • Northwest of Cheorwon, South Korea
    Monday Oct 6, 1952

    Korean War

    The Battle of White Horse

    Northwest of Cheorwon, South Korea
    Monday Oct 6, 1952

    The Battle of White Horse, was a battle during the Korean War hill in the Iron Triangle, formed by Pyonggang at its peak and Gimhwa-eup and Cheorwon-eup at its base, a strategic transportation route in the central region of the Korean peninsula.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russia
    Tuesday Oct 7, 1952

    Vladimir Putin

    Birth

    Saint Petersburg, Russia
    Tuesday Oct 7, 1952

    Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin was born on 7 October 1952 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Saint Petersburg).




  • U.S.
    Monday Oct 13, 1952

    Audrey Hepburn

    A tour

    U.S.
    Monday Oct 13, 1952

    Audrey went on tour which began 13 October 1952 in Pittsburgh and visited Cleveland, Chicago, Detroit, Washington, D. C., and Los Angeles, before closing on 16 May 1953 in San Francisco.




  • North of Gimhwa-eup, Chorwon County, North Korea
    Tuesday Oct 14, 1952

    Korean War

    The Battle of Triangle Hill

    North of Gimhwa-eup, Chorwon County, North Korea
    Tuesday Oct 14, 1952

    The Battle of Triangle Hill, also known as Operation Showdown or the Shangganling Campaign, was a protracted military engagement during the Korean War. The main combatants were two United Nations (UN) infantry divisions, with additional support from the United States Air Force, against elements of the Chinese People's Volunteer Army (PVA) 15th and 12th Corps. The battle was part of UN attempts to gain control of "The Iron Triangle", and took place from 14 October to 25 November 1952.




  • Nghĩa Lộ, Vietnam
    Friday Oct 17, 1952

    First Indochina War

    Giáp launched attacks against the French garrisons along Nghĩa Lộ

    Nghĩa Lộ, Vietnam
    Friday Oct 17, 1952

    On October 17, 1952, Giáp launched attacks against the French garrisons along Nghĩa Lộ, northwest of Hanoi, and overran much of the Black River valley, except for the airfield of Nà Sản where a strong French garrison entrenched.




  • Vietnam
    Wednesday Oct 29, 1952

    First Indochina War

    The largest operation in Indochina

    Vietnam
    Wednesday Oct 29, 1952

    On October 29, 1952, in the largest operation in Indochina to date, 30,000 French Union soldiers moved out from the De Lattre line to attack the Việt Minh supply dumps at Phú Yên.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 29, 1952

    Korean War

    New U.S. President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 29, 1952

    In 1952, the US elected a new president, and on 29 November 1952, the president-elect, Dwight D. Eisenhower, went to Korea to learn what might end the Korean War.


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