BATTLE OF KOREA: The Fight for the Cemetery

The Eighth Army wasn't letting the enemy have any rest. Having taken the Communist blow in central Korea and then thrown it back with bloody losses, General Matthew Ridgway's men last week waded in after the retreating foe.

The U.N. offensive began at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. The IX Corps led the way on the western flank and the X Corps on the eastern flank of a 60-mile front twisting across the mountains between Yangpyong and Pyongchang. Right from the start the going was sticky and slow. Enemy resistance was light at first,...

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