Today in History: The Chosin Reservoir

71 years ago on November 27th 1950 the Chosin Reservoir kicked off. Pitting the 1st Marine Division against multiple Chinese divisions. Web gear was a mix of WWII and post war. And even though 30 round mags were around for the carbine most see to have been using 15 rounders. One thing to note is …

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Today In History: The 7th ID Reaches The Yalu River

71 years ago today on November 21st 1950, the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry, occupied Hyesanjin, and the banks of the Yalu River. This would be the farthest north US units would make it during the Korean War. Technically the farthest north of any UN unit was the ROK Capital Division, but due to the angle …

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