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United States of America
stamppages : free online postage stamp catalogue : United States of America 1950
|The United States often opposed Third World movements that it viewed as Soviet-sponsored and occasionally pursued direct action for regime change against left-wing governments, even occasionally supporting authoritarian right-wing regimes. American troops fought communist Chinese and North Korean forces in the Korean War of 1950-53.|
A proxy war in Southeast Asia eventually evolved into the Vietnam War (1955-1975), with full American participation.
1959: The Alaska Territory was admitted as the 49th state, Alaska (3 Jan). Most of Hawaii Territory was admitted as the 50th state, Hawaii. Palmyra Atoll was excluded from statehood and remained a territory (21 Aug).
The 1950's daw the beginning of a new big series: the Liberty Issue definitives which ran from 1954 to 1973.