Task Force Gerhart

William T. Bowers and John T. Greenwood

in Passing the Test

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780813134529
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813135991 | DOI:
Task Force Gerhart

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By the last week of May, the UNC and Eighth U.S. Army launched a counteroffensive even before the second phase of the Chinese Spring Offensive was over. The chapter eplains Task Force Gerhart (in the X Corps) and the hard fight of the 72d Tank Battalion up Route 24 to retake the road and the crossings of the Soyang River at Umyang-ni. General Van Fleet sensed the enemy was off balance and ordered counterattacks, which spread as the enemy withdrew.

Keywords: Task Force Gerhart; General Almond; Company B; 72d Tank Battalion; X Corps; Soyang River

Chapter.  12597 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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