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Sohn Won-yil

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Sohn Won-yil (May 5, 1909, Nampo February 15, 1980) was a South Korean naval vice admiral best known for being the first Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) of the Republic of Korea Navy. [1]

11 relations: Battle of Inchon, Chief of Naval Operations (South Korea), History of the Republic of Korea Navy, List of ships of the Republic of Korea Navy, Operation Pokpoong, Republic of Korea Navy, ROKS Chungmugong I (PG-313), Son (Korean surname), Type 214 submarine, USS PC-823, Won-il.

Battle of Inchon

The Battle of Inchon was an amphibious invasion and battle of the Korean War that resulted in a decisive victory and strategic reversal in favor of the United Nations (UN).

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Chief of Naval Operations (South Korea)

The Chief of Naval Operations of the Republic of Korea (Korean: 대한민국 해군참모총장, Hanja: 大韓民國海軍參謀總長), shorten as CNO, is the professional head of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) since its foundation in 1948, originally held by a vice admiral, then by an admiral since 1968.

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History of the Republic of Korea Navy

The Republic of Korea Navy was founded on November 11, 1945 as Marine Defense Group after Korea was liberated from the Empire of Japan.

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List of ships of the Republic of Korea Navy

List of ships of the Republic of Korea Navy is a list of historic ships of the South Korean navy.

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Operation Pokpoong

Operation Pokpoong (폭풍 작전; Korean for Storm) was an offensive operation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) against the Republic of Korea (ROK) that marked the start of the Korean War.

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Republic of Korea Navy

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ROKS Chungmugong I (PG-313)

ROKS Chungmugong I (PG-313) was a patrol boat in the Republic of Korea Navy between the 1940s to 1950s.

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Son (Korean surname)

Son, Sohn or Shon (孫, 손) is a common Korean family name.

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Type 214 submarine

The Type 214 is a diesel-electric submarine developed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW).

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USS PC-823

USS PC-823 PC-461-class submarine chaser laid down on 2 June 1943 at the Leathem D. Smith Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin; launched on 15 January 1944; and commissioned on 24 July 1944.

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Won-il

Won-il is a Korean masculine given name.

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Redirects here:

Son Won Il, Son Won-il.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sohn_Won-yil

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