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One of the last major actions of the war, the battle took place June 10-18, 1953, set in a rugged mountainous area just north of the 38th parallel in Korea. Massively outnumbered by Chinese forces, U.S., South Korean, and Greek troops held their ground against attempts to gain crucial territory prior to the armistice agreement, then in the final stages of negotiation. With this exhibit, we remembered the battle as a great achievement for the U.N. because of the volume and ferocity of the attacks directed by the Chinese against U.S. and Greek forces, which held Outpost Harry despite the heavy odds against them. The armistice never became a definitive peace agreement, and the Koreas remain as divided as they were in 1953.