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Korean War: First Battle of the Naktong Bulge

Published: August 21, 2006 at 4:43 pm
Korea had its 'Battle of the Bulge'--two in fact. In the First Battle of the Naktong Bulge, the North Korean offensive threatened to overwhelm the U.S. and South Korean defenders.By Uzal E. Ent

Korean War: British 27th Brigade Take Hill 282

Published: August 21, 2006 at 4:41 pm
When the British 27th Brigade entered combat on the Naktong River 50 years ago, the men arrived without transport and artillery. But they had tradition -- and soon the North Koreans would find out what that meant.By Jon Latimer

Ansil L.Walker Recalls the Battle of Chipyong-ni During the Korean War

Published: August 21, 2006 at 4:37 pm
Offered as bait in the hills of Korea, already blocked by vastly superior enemy numbers, we were ordered to keep on holding.First Person By Ansil L.Walker

USS Missouri: Served in World War II and Korean War

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:15 pm
World War II ended on the deck of the USS Missouri. Five years later the Korean War broke out--and the 'Mighty Mo' was the only U.S. battleship ready to fight.

Korean War: Hiroshi Miyamura's Medal of Honor

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:14 pm
For more than two years, Hiroshi Miyamura's Medal of Honor was a tightly guarded secret.

Korean War: Interview With U.S. Marine Lee Bergee -- Chosin Reservoir Battle Survivor and Author

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:14 pm
In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.

Korean War: The Boeing B-29 Superfortress Served Throughout the Air War

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:13 pm
In spite of the daunting threat of enemy jet fighters, Boeing B-29s served throughout the Korean War.

Korean War: Death of Task Force Drysdale

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:12 pm
On a grim November night in 1950, the Chinese attacked and attacked -- until all that was left was a string of Americans and British enclaves, each group fighting on its own.

Korean War: Operation Chromite

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:11 pm
Operation Chromite -- the September 1950 amphibious landings at Inchon -- rehabilitated the U.S. military's tarnished post-World War II image.

Korean War: Battle on Pork Chop Hill

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:09 pm
A bloody seesaw struggle for Hill 255 -- a minor territorial chip at the negotiating table -- came to be remembered as a symbol for the entire Korean War.

Korean War: CIA-Sponsored Secret Naval Raids

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:07 pm
If you think the U.S. Navy's activities off Korea were limited to offshore bombardment and carrier strikes, you don't know CIA's front organization, Joint Advisory Commission, Korea (JACK).

Korean War: 1st Turkish Brigade's Baptism of Fire

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:05 pm
Inexperienced but well trained and eager to show their mettle, the first Turkish troops arrived in Korea just in time to face the Chinese onslaught of November 1950.

Korean War: A Fresh Perspective

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:04 pm
Forty-five years after shipping out to fight in Korea, Harry Summers got new insight into what the war had been all about.

Korean War: Interview with Lt. Joe Kingston

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:02 pm
A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.

Denis Warner: Eyewitness to the Early Days of the Korean War

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:02 pm
An Australian journalist witnessed firsthand the chaotic early days of American involvement in the Korean War.

Korean War: Forgotten 24th and 34th Infantry Regiments

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:02 pm
Though often maligned or dismissed in Korean War annals, the 24th and 34th Infantry regiments did their best to stem the North Korean onslaught in the conflict's first months.
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