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 (ĭn′chŏn′, -chŭn′)
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(Placename) a port in W South Korea, on the Yellow Sea: the chief port for Seoul: site of a major strategic amphibious assault by UN troops, liberating Seoul (Sept 15, 1950). Pop: 2 642 000 (2005 est). Former name: Chemulpo
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a seaport in W South Korea. 2,307,618. Formerly, Chemulpo.
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Noun1.Inchon - a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow SeaInchon - a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow Sea
Republic of Korea, South Korea - a republic in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948
2.Inchon - a battle in the Korean War (1950); United States forces landed at Inchon
Korean War - a war between North and South Korea; South Korea was aided by the United States and other members of the United Nations; 1950-1953
Republic of Korea, South Korea - a republic in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948
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The WAF2 will rotate through Dalian, Xingang, Qingdao, Inchon, Ningbo, Nansha, Singapore, Cape Town, Apapa, Tincan, Onne, Singapore, and back to Dalian.
The Inchon Strategy is about to establish reliable baseline disability statistics.
Army leadership finally realized that airpower, not the landing at Inchon, had been the key to the North Korean army's defeat.
It placed seventh in a 16-team field in Inchon in 2014.
It addresses the assumption that Korean War veterans did not suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder; the differences between public knowledge and justified true beliefs about the war; the lack of appreciation of veterans; myths about the Marines winning the war, Eisenhower ending it, and the invasion at Inchon; the confusion after the disclosure of the massacre at No Gun Ri; the role of the press, radio, magazines, television, films, historians, books, songs, and memorials and monuments in misconceptions; and continuing misconceptions about the war.
relaxes as he stammers out the syllables he'd learned in Inchon
Missouri, where he delivered a memorable address on the futility of war; he served as military administer of postwar Japan for five years, leading the transformation of that country from a militaristic empire into a stable, peaceful democracy; and he conceived and championed the brilliantly successful Inchon landing during the Korean War, one of the most audacious and successful military operations in the history of warfare.
In the 17th Asiad held in the South Korean city of Inchon last u -- inance basis when her name was omitted from the official list.
Gen Douglas MacArthur directed the US Eighth Army to Korea from occupation duties in Japan to stop the NKPA's momentum, envisioning it as a fixing force coupled with an amphibious envelopment to turn the NKPA flank at Inchon. Patrick K.
Meanwhile, UL will place its flight indicator on JL-operated flights between Tokyo (Narita) and Seoul (Inchon), Pusan, the flights between Kansai, Chubu and Bangkok, as well as the flights between Tokyo (Narita) and Itami, Chubu in Japan.
Inchon, Korea, Dhu-AlQa'dah 23, 1435, Sep 18, 2014, SPA -- In a special ceremony at the sports village in Inchon, Korea, the Saudi national flag was hoisted at the headquarters of the sports missions taking part in the 17th Asian Games in the attendance of the Saudi ambassador to Korea Ahmed Al-Barak; Eng.
On the other hand, other national teams arrived in the City of Inchon to participate in competitions of handball, hockey, tennis, shooting, beach volleyball and athletics which will begin in due course.