On the west flank of the Seoul front, in the sector split by the road from Kaesong, units of the U.S. 25th Division and the British Commonwealth 29th Brigade had come under attack almost simultaneously. The Chinese were attacking all along the British line, against the Royal Ulster Rifles, the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers and the Gloucestershires. The British regulars had been spoiling for a fight ever since they landed in Korea some two months before, and now they were getting one. Said an officer at the brigade C.P.: "My best company commander's got bullet holes...

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