Gettysburg on the Naktong?

The North Koreans who were described by General Walton Walker last week as making the "last gasp," still had some wind left. Despite the fact that they showed marked signs of hurt from incessant U.S. air attacks, the North Koreans last week managed to mount a heavy general attack all along the U.S. beachhead in Korea. It was an impressive and dangerous enemy effort, the fourth major Red try in one month to achieve a breakthrough (see below).

For the first time in the Korean fighting, General Walker had sizable ground reserves. U.S. commanders were able to launch early,...

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