Dwight D. Eisenhower announces the Korean Armistice – July 26, 1953

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Three years of bitter war in Korea ended in a stalemate. On July 26, 1953, an armistice was signed ending hostilities and setting a demilitarized zone along the 38th parallel. Having handily won the 1952 election, Eisenhower helped forge the agreement early in his new term. He announced the agreement on a television broadcast shortly after the signing.

North and South Korea remained officially at war. To help prevent the renewal of an active conflict, the United States stationed troops in South Korea for the balance of the century.

Eisenhower announces Korean War Armistice

Click on link to download the full document. The document contains President Eisenhower’s announcement of the Korean War Armistice.

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