The Line : Combat in Korea, January-February 1951.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksBattles & campaigns: Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2015Description: 1 online resource (376 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813159867; 0813159865; 1322598851; 9781322598857; 0813125081; 9780813125084Additional physical formats: Print version:: Line : Combat in Korea, January-February 1951.DDC classification: 951.904 | 951.90424 LOC classification: DS919 .B69 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Note on Maps; List of Abbreviations; 1. War Comes to Korea: The First Six Months; South Korea and American Policy; The United States Responds; First Battle; The Retreat Continues; The Pusan Perimeter; Inch'on and the Collapse of North Korea; The Chinese Attack; The New War; 2. Retreat to Wonju: 2d Infantry Division, 1-6 January 1951; Roadblock North of Wonju: 23d Infantry Regiment, 1-5 January 1951; Securing the Wonju Road: 38th Infantry Regiment, 1-5 January 1951; 3. Action at Wonju: 23d and 38th Infantry Regiments, 6-7 January 1951.
Defense of WonjuWithdrawal from Wonju: 2d Infantry Division, 7 January 1951; 4. Return to Wonju: 2d Infantry Division, 8-20 January 1951; Taking the High Ground: 23d and 38th Infantry Regiments, 8-13 January 1951; Protecting the Flank: 9th Infantry Regiment, 6-17 January 1951; General Withdrawal and Return to Wonju: 2d Division, 14-20 January 1951; 5. Hill 312: 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 28-30 January 1951; 6. Twin Tunnels: 3d Battalion, 23d Infantry Regiment, and French Battalion, 30 January-2 February 1951; 7. Operation Roundup: Supporting the ROK Troops.
Support Force 21: Action at Ch'angbong-niSupport Force 21: Fighting Withdrawal to Saemal; 8. Operation Roundup: Escaping the Trap; Defense of Saemal; 38th Infantry: Saemal to Hoengsong; Support Force 7/Task Force White; Hoengsong: The Netherlands Battalion; 9. Holding the Chinese: Chip'yong-ni and Wonju; Chip'yong-ni: 23d Infantry Regiment, Night of 13-14 February; Chip'yong-ni: Company G, 23d Infantry, Night of 13-14 February; Wonju: 2d Infantry Division and 187th Airborne In fantryRegiment, 14-15 February; South of Chip'yong-ni: 5th Cavalry Regiment, 14 February.
Chip'yong-ni: 23d Infantry Regiment, Night of 14-15 FebruaryChip'yong-ni: Company G, 23d Infantry Regiment, Night of 14-15 February; 10. The Relief of Chip'yong-ni: Task Force Crombez; The Formation of Task Force Crombez; Task Force Crombez's Advance; Arrival At Chip'yong-ni; The Escape of the Company L Infantrymen; The Relief of Chip'yong-ni; An Assessment; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Index.
The opening months of 1951 comprised the first winter of the Korean War, and the fighting was as intense as the weather. In The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951, William T. Bowers analyzes this significant period and its effects on the remainder of the war. The Line is the first of three volumes about the Korean War that focus on combat experiences at the ground level: from battalion hierarchy to the accounts of individual soldiers. Drawn from interviews conducted by Army historians immediately after combat, the books in this series offer intensive examinations of military conflic.
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William T. Bowers is a former U.S. Army officer and is currently a researcher and historical analyst. He is the coauthor of Black Soldier, White Army: The 24th Infantry Regiment in Korea .