Korean War (5)

Pierre Lagacé:

Korean War Part 5

Originally posted on pacificparatrooper:

4th Gun Section, A Battery, 15th FA Bn, Sgt. Fausto (left) at Naktong Perimeter

4th Gun Section, A Battery, 15th FA Bn, Sgt. Fausto (left) at Naktong Perimeter

The 5th Marines that sat below the Naktong River in the west worked hard to live up to their reputation as they faced a more experienced enemy. They began to send out patrols to spot areas of concentration and radioed the Marine Corsairs. These aircraft would then drop their napalm and the artillery would follow up.

Pilots of the 77 RAAF at Taegu, Korea, standing by the wing of a Mustang

Pilots of the 77 RAAF at Taegu, Korea, standing by the wing of a Mustang

Among the first in was the 77 Squadron of the Royal Australian Air Force and the HMAS Shoalhaven and the Bataan of the Royal Australian Navy, It was with misgivings that London ordered the 27th Brigade to be shipped from Hong Kong. Called ‘Operation Graduate,’ they would be followed by the 29th Brigade and an Australian Battalion on 23 August 1950. Equipment was scarce for…

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