BATTLE OF KOREA: After the Breakthrough

"Last night about eleven o'clock," said a U.S. major, "My George [G] Company was hit from three sides, the left, right and front, by about three companies of Chinese. One of my patrols picked the first ones up about 150 yards out. The Chinese charged in and overwhelmed us with a real mass attack. About three out of every ten of them were loaded with automatic weapons of some sort—Tommy guns, burp guns or automatic carbines. Others carried .25-caliber Jap rifles. They were all loaded down with grenades."

The major and his battalion...

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