"This Hurts"

December 1950
Time;12/18/1950, Vol. 56 Issue 25, p27
The article reports on the retreat of the U.S. Eighth Army as the Chinese Communists surged into burning Pyongyang and its port, Chinnampo. Roughly 7,000 allied wounded and civilians were evacuated by sea by six United Nations (U.N.) destroyers. The badly mauled U.S. 2nd Division was replaced by the 24th Infantry and 1st Cavalry Divisions. Korean civilians were prompted to leave Seoul for the south as President Syngman Rhee put the country under martial law.


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