The Battle of the Cheongcheon River –
A Key Event in the Cold War
While the UN forces moved forward in the mountainous countryside on both sides of the North Korean Cheoncheon River, a massive Chinese counterattack formed undetected. The ambitious offensive turned into a heavy defeat, a turning point in the Korean War.
Oliver Heyn analyzes the tactical decisions of the generals as well as the experiences and emotions of the soldiers who struggled for every piece of ground in extreme cold weather.