BATTLE OF KOREA: Limited Objective

After two weeks of aggressive patrolling and probing attacks, the U.N. units below Seoul jumped off last week in a much stronger and broader drive, officially labeled a "limited objective attack."

A naval diversion was staged at Inchon, where the U.S. cruiser St. Paul and two destroyers pumped shells ashore. A few South Korean marines steamed boldly into Inchon harbor in an 80-ft. gunboat, tied up at a dock, skirmished ashore for four hours, killed 40 Chinese and sailed away with two prisoners. This week, the battleship Missouri and other vessels, including carriers,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!