WAR IN KOREA: Bloodshed in the Hills

At one grim stage in the struggle for Triangle Hill, American wounded flowing down the south slopes were fired on by Communist mortars and wounded again or killed. Some of the walking wounded were using their rifles for crutches. One grey-haired lieutenant colonel who had gone out on an artillery reconnaissance found himself leading a charge, died in the enemy trenches.

Triangle Hill is just north of Kumhwa, on the east face of the "Iron Triangle" (Kumhwa-Chorwon-Pyongyang). Two miles east of Triangle is Sniper Ridge. Beyond them to the north towers a much higher peak...

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