War: With Task Force Growdon

As paratroopers of the 187th Airborne Regiment floated to earth near Munsan, an armored force 30 miles away was moving to join up with them. With the overland operation was TIME Correspondent Tom Lambert. His report:

GOOD Friday morning was cold, brisk and sunny. Lieut. Colonel John S. Growdon of San Antonio moved his task force of Patton tanks through the South Korean 1st Division lines a few miles north of Seoul and headed for the D.Z. (drop zone) at Munsan.

There was little opposition at first. Master Sergeant Arthur Tucker's Patton hit a mine about eight miles north of Seoul while...

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