BATTLE OF KOREA: Death Underground

Snow-topped Anchor Hill, on Korea's east coast, is the northernmost point of the Eighth Army's 155-mile front. To the east lie the clear blue waters of the Sea of Japan. But" the South Koreans deeply dug in on Anchor's top seldom get a look at the sea or at anything else, for the enemy's artillery is zeroed in on the summit.

Several weeks ago, hearing the scrape of shovels at night, the ROKs became aware that the enemy was tunneling under Anchor's north slope. By filling the tunnel with men, weapons and ammo, the Reds could launch a close-range attack...

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