December 1, This day during the Korean War

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December 1, 1950 – The Gauntlet In the aftermath of the ROK II Corps’ collapse on November 27, Peng immediately ordered the PVA 38th Corps to cut the road between Kunu-ri and Sunchon in the US IX Corps rear, while the PVA 42nd Corps would surround the entire Eighth Army by rushing south through Pukchang-ni and capture Sunchon. At the same day, Walker shifted the Eighth Army’s line eastward by attaching the US 1st Cavalry Division and the Anglo-Australian 27th Commonwealth Infantry Brigade to the US IX Corps. The US 1st Cavalry Division would contain the Chinese breakthrough at Pukchang-ni, while the 27th Commonwealth Brigade secures the road between Kunu-ri and Sunchon. With the new orders on November 28, the US 5th Cavalry Regiment of the 1st Cavalry Division left Kunu-ri to rejoin the division at the northeast of Sunchon. With the US 5th Cavalry Regiment absent and the 8th Cavalry Regiment…

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