Going In

Soon after Seoul fell on Sept. 26, the U.S. 1st Marine Division and 7th Infantry Division which had made the landings at Inchon found themselves back on LSTs and assault transports. Reinforced by the newly arrived 3rd Infantry Division, they were slated to make another amphibious landing—this time at Wonsan on Korea's east coast. But on Oct. 10, just before what was to have been Dday, troops of the R.O.K. I Corps, driving overland, captured Wonsan ahead of schedule. The war had moved so fast that the big knockout assault scheduled to...

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