TITLE

Going In

PUB. DATE
October 1950
SOURCE
Time;10/30/1950, Vol. 56 Issue 18, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the revelation by U.S. naval officers that the premature fall of Wonsan on Korea's east coast on October 10, 1950 had spared U.S. troops from a bloody amphibious landing. Captain Richard T. Spofford who is in charge of minesweeping operations at Wonsan has reported the discovery of a vast field of 2,000 to 3,000 Soviet mines running 30 miles out to sea.
ACCESSION #
54159964

 

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