BATTLE OF KOREA: Glorious Pages

The North Korean invaders were not only battle-weary, depleted and discouraged—they were also hungry. Last week, about 300 Reds attacked a handful of G.I.s on a hill and pounced eagerly on U.S. rations. The Reds were still eating when counterattacking G.I.s started to fight their way back up the hill.

The Communists were getting starved for new victories, too. North of Taegu, a Red army corps of three divisions tried for four nights on end to barrel their armor down a poplar-lined stretch of road held by Colonel John ("Mike") MichaehV crack 2;th Regiment (see below). After six days &...

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