BATTLE OF KOREA: Stiffening

The Communists kept on rolling. Some times they were stopped, temporarily; more often they advanced. At midweek, tank-led Red columns drove through Chinju and on toward Masan, only 30 miles from the main U.S. supply port of Pusan. West of Masan the grim and battered G.I.s of the U.S. 24th Division threw themselves into the line once more, and the Red advance ground to a halt. Lieut. General Walton H. Walker hastily moved the 25th Infantry Division to the southern front to shore up the 24th. This week the 24th had moved north, was facing another Red assault...

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