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Korean War

Mao reported to the Politburo that he would intervene in Korea

Friday Aug 4, 1950
China

On 4 August 1950, with a planned invasion of Taiwan aborted due to the heavy US naval presence, Mao reported to the Politburo that he would intervene in Korea when the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) Taiwan invasion force was reorganized into the PLA North East Frontier Force.


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