December 25, This Day During The Korean War

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Dec. 25, 1952 – Battle of T-Bone Hill Korea. The 38th Infantry Regiment (2nd Infantry Division) repels Chinese forces during an intense battle. Just after midnight one night last week, some 750 Chinese Reds tried to storm a western-front strong point called T-Bone Hill, after stealthily cutting the U.N. barbed wire in the darkness. The next night, after an artillery and mortar barrage of 2,500 rounds, the Reds overran an eastern-front position called Luke the Gook’s Castle, were later beaten off. Both attacks served merely as harassments, but they helped to make the winter nights ugly for U.N. troops. On 25 December 1952 the 38th Infantry Regiment repelled Chinese forces during an intense battle, the Battle of T-Bone Hill. T-Bone Hill was a mountain in the western part of North Korea about 15 miles above the 38th parallel. It was named by the GIs who fought and died there. At…

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