November 29, 1950 – Chinese overwhelm Allies in North Korea

November 29, 1950 – Chinese overwhelm Allies in North Korea

Three weeks after U.S. General Douglas MacArthur first reported Chinese communist troops in action in North Korea, U.S.-led U.N. troops begin a desperate retreat out of North Korea under heavy fire from the Chinese.

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October 30, 1918 – Ottoman Empire signs treaty with Allies

October 30, 1918 – Ottoman Empire signs treaty with Allies

On October 30, 1918, aboard the British battleship Agamemnon, anchored in the port of Mudros on the Aegean island of Lemnos, representatives of Great Britain and the Ottoman Empire sign an armistice treaty marking the end of Ottoman participation in the First World War.

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