HIGH TIDE IN THE KOREAN WAR: How an Outnumbered American Regiment Defeated the Chinese at the Battle of Chipyong-ni
February, 1951. The 23rd Infantry Division was ordered to hold the town of Chipyong-ni, a vital hub road east of Seoul, against several Chinese divisions totaling nearly 25,000 men. The 23rd was outnumbered five to one. Barron retells the battle from the point of view of the commanders faced with a do-or-die defense and the soldiers fighting in the foxholes, outnumbered in unfamiliar territory in winter. Photos.
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