The Korean War: An Exhaustive Chronology (3 Vol. Set) by Bud Hannings

By Bud Hannings

This reference paintings is the definitive chronology of the Korean conflict. It covers in-depth the daily occasions, significant and minor, of all opponents, together with the us, nice Britain, South Korea and different U.N. allies; North Korea; China; and the Soviet Union. actually finished, it information the conflict within the air, at sea and on land, with the activities of partaking devices, commanders and civilian leaders. 16 appendices supply major facts and supplemental info, together with Medal of Honor recipients, U.S. naval vessels, devices and commanders of every American army department, provider deployments, casualty figures and aces. There are 464 photos accompanying the textual content.

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K. 7th Division advances from Inje toward Hongch’on, several miles farther south. To their surprise, the ROK 6th Division stands ready for the fight. No weekend passes had been handed out, and the unit is at full strength. K. 2nd Division’s 6th Regiment winds down the river road, and the 4th Regiment moves over Peacock Mountain, both expecting to converge for victory at Chunchon. But determined resistance greets the advance. Heavily fortified concrete pillboxes scattered atop the crest of a towering hill just north of the town foil the plot.

Soon after, President Truman informs MacArthur that he will be in command of the operation in Korea. Amphibious Group 1, commanded by Admiral Doyle, is en route from Tokyo to Chigasaki Beach to execute a practice amphibious landing. Navy and Marine specialists will oversee a landing by the 35th Regiment on the following day. In other activity, subsequent to emergency talks between Ambassador Muccio and Syngman Rhee, the former requests that MacArthur supply additional ammunition to ensure that the South Koreans are able to meet the crisis.

South Koreans, having only antipersonnel mines in their arsenal, remain disadvantaged. K. K. 6th Division still inflicts punishment upon the enemy. The bitter combat rages continually into the 27th, but relentless enemy pressure finally collapses both flanks of the defenders. K. 6th Division to withdraw farther south. K. Divisions, led by nine tanks, enter a charred Chunchon. Nonetheless, for this prize, the North Koreans have paid a high price. Their 2nd Division sustains about 40 percent casualties and the 6th Regiment incurs more than 50 percent casualties.

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