1968 in South Korea

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1968
in
South Korea

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See also: Other events of 1968
Years in South Korea
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1968 in North Korea

Events from the year 1968 in South Korea.

Incumbents

Events

  • January 17–29 - Blue House Raid
  • January 23 - USS Pueblo (AGER-2) captured by North Korea
  • February 6 - U.S. 2nd Infantry Division guard post attacked. 3 North Koreans killed by U.S. forces.
  • March 27 - U.S. 2nd Infantry Division and ROK 25th Infantry Division ambush North Korean infiltrators. 3 North Koreans killed.
  • April 14 - U.S. Army Support Group truck ambushed south of the Joint Security Area in daylight.
  • April 21 - 5 North Koreans killed and 15 North Koreans wounded by U.S. forces.
  • July 3 - U.S. 2nd Infantry Division patrol ambushed in the DMZ.
  • July 20 - U.S. 2nd Infantry Division patrol ambushed in the DMZ.
  • July 21 - U.S. 2nd Infantry Division patrol ambushed in the DMZ.
  • July 30 - U.S. 2nd Infantry Division patrol ambushed in the DMZ.
  • August 5 - U.S. 2nd Infantry Division patrol ambushed south of the DMZ in daylight. 1 North Korean killed by U.S. forces.
  • September 19 - 4 North Koreans killed by U.S. forces.
  • September 27 - U.S. 2nd Infantry Division jeep ambushed in the DMZ.
  • October 3 - one North Korean killed by U.S. forces.
  • October 5 - U.S. 2nd Infantry Division patrol ambushed in the DMZ.
  • October 11 - U.S. 2nd Infantry Division patrol ambushed North Korean Army infiltrators in the DMZ. 2 North Koreans killed by U.S. forces.
  • October 23 - U.S. 2nd Infantry Division patrol engaged KPA infiltrators in the DMZ. one North Korean killed by U.S. forces.
  • October 30 - Ulchin-Samcheok (Gangwon-do) landings by 120 men of North Korean Army Unit 124; 110 of them were killed, 7 were captured and 3 escaped. 40 South Korean soldiers and police officers and 23 South Korean civilians were killed.
  • December 23 - Crew of USS Pueblo released at Panmunjom.

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