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By early 1951, American forces and their UN allies had been driven more than 100 miles down the Korean peninsula by the Chinese. The situation was bleak when Gen. Matthew Ridgway ordered a last stand at the village of Chipyong-ni. There a single regiment (the 23rd Infantry) of fewer than 5,000 U.S. soldiers defeated a Chinese division of 25,000 men in what has been called the Gettysburg of the Korean War.• Page-turning history of one of the most important battles of the Korean War• From-the-foxhole account of a do-or-die defense• Draws from memoirs, interviews, unit reports, intelligence summaries, and personal research in South Korea
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