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US Army 24th Infantry in Battle of Taejon, with General William Dean
Battle of Taejon during Korean War. Views of rocky hills and mountains with the US Army 24th infantry flanked and circled by North Koreans. Soldiers of 24th infantry attack the enemy with tanks and guns, holding position. North Korean troops and T-34 tanks encircle US Army troops in the streets. General William Dean arrives, inspects and instructs soldiers. Troops idle awaiting instructions to advance out of the city. Battle scenes with tanks advancing out of the city. Views of city destroyed. Taejon burning. Reinforcement soldiers preparing and firing mortars and howitzers. Soldiers waiting in chow line and enjoying meal. Artillery firing. Foot patrols descending hillsides carrying wounded. Exhausted looking troops. Location: South Korea. Date: July 1950.
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