United Nations Command, Military Armistice Commission, Korea
The United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission (UNCMAC) was established in July 1953 at the end of the Korean War to supervise the Korean Armistice Agreement, and which has been operating ever since.
Existing slow-moving talks towards an armistice were taken up by President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower after he visited United Nations Command forces in Korea. His diplomacy, along with the threat of a nuclear confrontation and the death of Stalin, convinced North Korea and China to sign the armistice and exchange prisoners of war. Most United Nations troops were then withdrawn. There was no peace treaty, and Korea remains divided along the Military Demarcation Line near the 38th parallel.
- UNCOK – the UN Commission on Korea
- UNCURK – the UN Commission for the Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea
- Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission – the international Korean Armistice Agreement monitoring entity
- The United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission (UNCMAC)
- How to End a War, Eisenhower’s Way, Jean Edward Smith, New York Times opinion pages, 11 Apr 2009
- The short film STAFF FILM REPORT 66-19A (1966) is available for free download at the Internet Archive [more]
- Transcripts of Meetings of the Military Armistice Commission United Nations Command, 1965-1966, "Historical Note", 3 July 2003, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center (United States Navy)
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