In Rebuttal

June 1951
The article focuses on U.S. Navy Chaplain Otto Sporrer's allegation that the Army in Korea is poorly led and its men, at one point, guilty of cowardice. He fought with the Marines as a lieutenant commander at Chosin Reservoir. His allegation was countered by General Matthew Ridgway in a report to the Defense Department in June 1951. Sporrer received a letter of admonition for his action.


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