Battle of Taejon

Battle of Taejon

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Battle of Taejon was an early battle between United States and North Korean forces during the Korean War. Forces of the United States Army, attempting to defend the headquarters of the 24th Infantry Division were overwhelmed by numerically superior forces of the Korean People's Army at the major city and transportation hub of Taejon. The 24th Infantry Division's regiments were already exhausted from the previous two weeks of fighting to stem the advance of the North Korean Army. The entire division gathered to make a final stand around Taejon, holding a line along the Kum River to the east of the city. Hampered by lack of communications equipment and shortages of heavy weapons to match North Korean fire-power, the American forces, outnumbered, ill-equipped and untrained, were pushed back from the river bank after several days, before fighting an intense urban battle to defend the city. After a fierce three-day struggle, the Americans withdrewshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 431g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135668447
  • 9786135668445