War: For God, For Country, But Not...

With the Inchon assault wave was TIME Correspondent James Bell.* His report:

DAWN came up with a maddening slowness Sept. 15th. Aboard our APA (attack transport) we prayed for a clear, bright day. But it was dark and overcast. Most of the marines were asleep. After tossing for hours through the night, they had dropped off as morning neared.

All around us lay the invasion fleet. It felt good to see the APAs and LSTs and other craft spread far across the sea. Ashore, our third battalion was already assaulting Wolmi Island (see above). Rumors...

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