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X Corps (United States)

X Corps was a corps of the United States Army in World War II and the Korean War. [1]

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Battle of Chosin Reservoir

The Battle of Chosin Reservoir, also known as the Chosin Reservoir Campaign or the Changjin Lake Campaign (장진호 전투(長津湖戰鬪)), was a decisive battle in the Korean War.

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Battle of Chosin Reservoir order of battle

Battle of Chosin Reservoir Order of Battle is a list of the significant units that fought in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir between November 27, 1950 and December 13, 1950.

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Battle of Inchon

The Battle of Inchon (인천 상륙 작전, Incheon Sangnyuk Jakjeon) was an amphibious invasion and battle of the Korean War that resulted in a decisive victory and strategic reversal in favor of the United Nations.

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Battle of Leyte

The Battle of Leyte in the Pacific campaign of World War II was the amphibious invasion of the Gulf of Leyte in the Philippines by American forces and Filipino guerrillas under the command of General Douglas MacArthur, who fought against the Imperial Japanese Army in the Philippines led by General Tomoyuki Yamashita from 17 October - 26 December 1944.

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Contiguous United States

The contiguous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. (federal district), on the continent of North America.

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Corps

A corps ("core"; the plural is spelled the same as singular but pronounced "cores"; from French, from the Latin corpus "body") is an organized body of people.

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Don C. Faith, Jr.

Don Carlos Faith, Jr. (August 26, 1918 – December 1, 1950) was an officer in the United States Army during the Korean War.

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Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur (26 January 18805 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.

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Edward Almond

Edward Mallory "Ned" Almond (December 12, 1892 – June 11, 1979) was a United States Army general best known as the commander of the Army's X Corps during the Korean War.

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Eighth United States Army

The Eighth United States Army (EUSA) is an American field army.

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Field army

A field army (or numbered army or simply army) is a military formation in many armed forces, composed of two or more corps and may be subordinate to an army group.

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Field force

A field force in British and Indian Army military parlance is a combined arms land force operating under actual or assumed combat circumstances, usually for the length of a specific military campaign.

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Fort Lawton

Fort Lawton was a United States Army post located in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington overlooking Puget Sound.

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Fort Mason

Fort Mason, once known as San Francisco Port of Embarkation, US Army, in San Francisco, California, is a former United States Army post located in the northern Marina District, alongside San Francisco Bay.

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General of the Army

General of the Army (GA) is a military rank used (primarily used in the United States of America) to denote a senior military leader, usually a general in command of a nation's army.

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Harold Coyle

For the Irish architect, see Harold Edgar Coyle. H. W. Coyle (born 1952) is an American author of historical, speculative fiction and war novels including Team Yankee, a New York Times best-seller.

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Hector A. Cafferata, Jr.

Hector Albert Cafferata, Jr., USMCR (Retired) (born November 4, 1929) is a former United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions at the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War.

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Incheon

Incheon (formerly romanized as Inchon; literally "kind river"), officially the Incheon Metropolitan City, is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east.

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IX Corps (United States)

IX Corps was a corps of the United States Army.

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John U. D. Page

John Upshur Dennis Page (February 8, 1904 – December 11, 1950) was an United States Army officer from Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Korea

Korea, called Hanguk (한국; Hanja: 韓國) or Daehan (대한; Hanja: 大韓) in South Korea and Chosŏn (조선; Hanja: 朝鮮) in North Korea and elsewhere, is an East Asian territory that is divided into two distinct sovereign states, North Korea (also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK) and South Korea (also known as the Republic of Korea, or ROK).

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean Hangul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, Hanguk Jeonjaeng, "Korean War"; in North Korean Chosungul: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North and South Korea, in which a United Nations force led by the United States of America fought for the South, and China fought for the North, which was also assisted by the Soviet Union.

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Major (United States)

In the United States Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps, major is a field grade military officer rank above the rank of captain and below the rank of lieutenant colonel.

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Major general

Major-general (or major general) is a military rank used in many countries.

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Medal of Honor

The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest military honor, awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty.

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New Guinea campaign

The New Guinea campaign of the Pacific War lasted from January 1942 until the end of the war in August 1945.

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North Korea

North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), is a country in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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Pacific Ocean theater of World War II

The Pacific Ocean theater, during World War II, was a major theater of the war between the Allies and Japan.

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People's Liberation Army

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the armed forces of China under the leadership of the Communist Party (CPC).

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Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation

The Philippine Presidential Unit Citationis a unit decoration of the Republic of the Philippines.

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Philippines Campaign (1944–45)

The Philippines campaign of 1944–45, (Operation Musketeer I, II, and III) the Battle of the Philippines 1944–45, or the Liberation of the Philippines was the American and Filipino campaign to defeat and expel the Imperial Japanese forces occupying the Philippines, during World War II.

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Ray Davis (general)

Raymond Gilbert "Ray" Davis (January 13, 1915 – September 3, 2003) was a highly decorated United States Marine Corps four-star-general who had served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

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Reuben Ellis Jenkins

Reuben Ellis Jenkins was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army.

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Robert McNamara

Robert Strange McNamara (June 9, 1916 – July 6, 2009) was an American business executive and the eighth Secretary of Defense, serving from 1961 to 1968 under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, during which time he played a large role in escalating the United States involvement in the Vietnam War.

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Robert S. Kennemore

Robert Sidney Kennemore (June 21, 1920 – April 26, 1989), of Greenville, South Carolina, earned the Medal of Honor during the bitter Chosin Reservoir campaign of November 1950, when he deliberately covered an enemy grenade with his foot to keep his men from being wounded or killed.

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Seoul

Seoul – officially the Seoul Special City – is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea, forming the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, which includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province, the world's second largest metropolitan area with over 25.6 million people.

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Sherman, Texas

Sherman is a city in and the county seat of Grayson County, Texas, United States.

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Sixth United States Army

Sixth Army is a field army of the United States Army.

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Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers

The Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP) (originally briefly styled Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers) was the title held by General Douglas MacArthur during the Allied occupation of Japan following World War II.

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Task Force Faith

Task Force Faith, also known as Task Force Maclean (and by its official designation, Regimental Combat Team 31 (RCT-31)) or the Polar Bear Regiment, was a United States Army unit destroyed in fighting at the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War between 27 November – 2 December 1950.

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Techno-thriller

Techno-thrillers (or technothrillers) are a hybrid genre, drawing subject matter generally from science fiction, thrillers, spy, action, and war.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.

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United States Army Reserve

The United States Army Reserve (USAR) is the federal reserve force of the United States Army.

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United States Congress

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.

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United States Secretary of Defense

The Secretary of Defense (SecDef) is the leader and chief executive officer of the Department of Defense, an Executive Department of the Government of the United States of America.

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W. E. B. Griffin

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Washington (state)

Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.

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William E. Barber

William Earl Barber (November 30, 1919 – April 19, 2002) was a United States Marine Corps colonel.

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William G. Windrich

Staff Sergeant William Gordon Windrich (May 14, 1921 – December 2, 1950) was a United States Marine who was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for outstanding heroism as a platoon sergeant in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War.

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Wonsan

Wŏnsan is a port city and naval base located in Kangwon Province, North Korea, on the westernmost shore of the Sea of Japan (East Korean Sea) and the provincial capital.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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XI Corps (United States)

XI Corps was a corps of the United States Army in World War II and the Korean War.

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Yalu River

The Yalu River, also called the Amnok River, is a river on the border between North Korea and China.

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14th Cavalry Regiment

The 14th Cavalry Regiment is a cavalry regiment of the United States Army.

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1st Marine Division (United States)

The 1st Marine Division is a Marine infantry division of the United States Marine Corps headquartered at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.

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3rd Infantry Division (United States)

The 3rd Infantry Division (nicknamed the "Marne Division") is an infantry division of the United States Army based at Fort Stewart, Georgia.

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4th Armored Division (United States)

The 4th Armored Division of the United States Army was an Armored Division that compiled a distinguished career while spearheading for General Patton's Third Army in the European theater of World War II.

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55th Infantry Division (United States)

The US 55th Infantry Division was a 'phantom division' created in October 1943 to cover the departure of the US 5th Infantry Division from Iceland.

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65th Infantry Regiment (United States)

The 65th Infantry Regiment, nicknamed "The Borinqueneers" from the original Taíno name of the island (Borinquen), is a Puerto Rican regiment of the United States Army.

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7th Infantry Division (United States)

The 7th Infantry Division is an infantry division of the United States Army.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Corps_(United_States)

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