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766th Independent Infantry Regiment (North Korea)

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The 766th Independent Infantry Regiment (제766독립보병련대) was a light infantry unit of North Korea's Korean People's Army (KPA) that existed briefly during the Korean War. [1]

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Amphibious warfare

Amphibious warfare is a type of offensive military operation that today uses naval ships to project ground and air power onto a hostile or potentially hostile shore at a designated landing beach.

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Andong

Andong is a city in South Korea, and the capital of North Gyeongsang Province.

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Armoured spearhead

An armoured spearhead (American English: armored spearhead) is a formation of armoured fighting vehicles, mostly tanks, that form the front of an offensive thrust during a battle.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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Battle of Korea Strait

The Battle of Korea Strait was a single ship action fought on the first day of the Korean War, 25–26 June 1950, between the navies of South Korea and North Korea.

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Battle of P'ohang-dong

The Battle of P'ohang-dong was an engagement between the United Nations and North Korean forces early in the Korean War, with fighting continuing from 5–20 August 1950 around the town of P'ohang-dong, South Korea.

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Battle of Pusan Perimeter

The Battle of Pusan Perimeter was a large-scale battle between United Nations and North Korean forces lasting from August 4 to September 18, 1950.

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Battle of Taegu

The Battle of Taegu was an engagement between UN and North Korean forces early in the Korean War, with fighting continuing from August 5–20, 1950 around the city of Taegu, South Korea.

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Bridgehead

A bridgehead (or bridge-head) is the strategically important area of ground around the end of a bridge or other place of possible crossing over a body of water which at time of conflict is sought to be defended/taken over by the belligerent forces.

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Busan

Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.

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Capital Mechanized Infantry Division

The Capital Mechanized Infantry Division (hangul: 수도기계화보병사단; hanja:首都機械化步兵師團), also known as Tiger Division (hangul:맹호사단; hanja:猛虎師團), is currently one of the six mechanized infantry divisions in the Republic of Korea Army.

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Cheongsong County

Cheongsong County (or Cheongsong-gun) is a county in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.

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Commando

A commando is a soldier or operative of an elite light infantry or special operations force often specializing in amphibious landings, parachuting or abseiling.

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Daegu

Daegu (대구, 大邱, literally 'large hill') formerly spelled Taegu and officially known as the Daegu Metropolitan City, is a city in South Korea, the fourth largest after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon, and the third largest metropolitan area in the nation with over 2.5 million residents.

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Eighth United States Army

The Eighth United States Army (EUSA) is a U.S. field army.

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Envelopment

Envelopment is the military tactic of seizing objectives in the enemy's rear with the goal of destroying specific enemy forces and denying them the ability to withdraw.

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First Battle of Naktong Bulge

The First Battle of Naktong Bulge was an engagement between United States and North Korean forces early in the Korean War from August 5–19, 1950 in the vicinity of Yongsan (Yeongsan, Changnyeong county) and the Naktong River in South Korea.

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Greenwood Publishing Group

ABC-CLIO/Greenwood is an educational and academic publisher (middle school through university level) which is today part of ABC-CLIO.

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Gyeongsang Province

Gyeongsang (경상도, Gyeongsang-do) was one of the eight provinces of Korea during the Joseon dynasty.

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Hippocrene Books

Hippocrene Books is an independent US publishing press located at 171 Madison Avenue, New York City, NY 10016.

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Hoeryong

Hoeryŏng is a city in North Hamgyŏng Province, North Korea.

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II Corps (North Korea)

II Corps (North Korea) is a corps of the Korean People's Army.

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Ilwolsan

Ilwolsan is a mountain of Gyeongsangbuk-do, eastern South Korea.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Jeongdongjin

Jeongdongjin (also Chongdongjin) is a famous town near Gangneung, South Korea and one of the most popular sites in Korea for watching the sunrise on New Year's Day.

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Korean Peninsula

The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula of Eurasia located in East Asia.

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Korean People's Army

The Korean People's Army (KPA) is an institution of the Workers' Party of Korea, and constitutes the de facto military force of North Korea.

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Korean People's Army Ground Force

The Korean People's Army Ground Force (KPAGF; Chosŏn'gŭl: 조선인민군 륙군; Hanja: 朝鮮人民軍 陸軍, literally "Korean People's Army Army") is the main branch of the Korean People's Army responsible for land-based military operations.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).

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Lawrence, Kansas

Lawrence is the county seat of Douglas County and sixth largest city in Kansas.

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Lieutenant general (United States)

In the United States Army, United States Marine Corps, and the United States Air Force, lieutenant general (abbreviated LTG in the Army, Lt Gen in the Air Force, and LtGen in the Marine Corps) is a three-star general officer rank, with the pay grade of O-9.

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Light infantry

Light infantry is a designation applied to certain types of foot soldiers (infantry) throughout history, typically having lighter equipment or armament or a more mobile or fluid function than other types of infantry, such as heavy infantry or line infantry.

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Lincoln, Nebraska

Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Lancaster County.

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National Police Agency (South Korea)

The Korean National Police Agency (KNPA), also known as the Korean National Police (KNP), is one of a few police organizations in South Korea and is run under the Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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North Korea

North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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O Jin-u

Marshal Oh Jin-Woo (March 8, 1917 – February 25, 1995) was a soldier and politician of North Korea.

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Pohang

Pohang is a city in the province of North Gyeongsang, South Korea, and a main seaport in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region.

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Regiment

A regiment is a military unit.

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Republic of Korea Army

The Republic of Korea Army (ROKA; 대한민국 육군; Hanja: 大韓民國 陸軍; Revised Romanization: Daehanminguk Yuk-gun), also known as the ROK Army, is the army of South Korea, responsible for ground-based warfare.

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Republic of Korea Navy

No description.

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Revolutionary terror

Revolutionary terror (also referred to as revolutionary terrorism, or a reign of terror) refers to the institutionalized application of force to counterrevolutionaries, particularly during the French Revolution from the years 1793 to 1795 (see the Reign of Terror).

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Samcheok

Samcheok is a city in Gangwon-do, South Korea.

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Senior colonel

Senior colonel is an army officer rank placed between a regular colonel and a major general.

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Small arms

Small arms include handguns (revolvers and pistols) and long guns, such as rifles, carbines, shotguns, submachine guns, assault rifles, personal defense weapons, and light machine guns.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Special forces

Special forces and special operations forces are military units trained to conduct special operations.

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Taebaek Mountains

The Taebaek Mountains are a mountain range that stretches across North Korea and South Korea.

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Uljin County

Uljin County (Uljin-gun; Korean: 울진군) is a county in North Gyeongsang Province (Before 1963, Uljin was in Gangwon-do), South Korea.

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Unconventional warfare

Unconventional warfare (abbreviated UW) is the support of a foreign insurgency or resistance movement against its government or an occupying power.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Department of the Army

The Department of the Army (DA) is one of the three military departments within the Department of Defense of the United States of America.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, often referred to as Nebraska, UNL or NU, is a public research university in the city of Lincoln, in the state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States.

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Walton Walker

Walton Harris Walker (December 3, 1889 – December 23, 1950) was a United States Army four-star general who served as a commander in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War, where he commanded the Eighth United States Army before dying in a jeep accident.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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Westport, Connecticut

Westport is an affluent town located in Connecticut, along Long Island Sound within Connecticut's Gold Coast in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

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Wonsan

Wŏnsan, previously known as Wŏnsanjin (元山津), Port Lazarev, and Gensan (元山), is a port city and naval base located in Kangwŏn Province, North Korea, along the eastern side of the Korean Peninsula, on the East Sea (Japan Sea) and the provincial capital.

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Yangyang County

Yangyang County (Yangyang-gun) is a county in Gangwon Province, South Korea.

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Yeongdeok County

Yeongdeok County (Yeongdeok-gun) is a county in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.

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12th Division (North Korea)

12th Infantry Division was a division of the Korean People's Army during the 20th century.

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38th parallel north

The 38th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 38 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.

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3rd Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 3rd Infantry Division is a unit of the Republic of Korea Army.

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5th Division (North Korea)

The 5th Infantry Division was a military formation of the Korean People's Army during the 20th century.

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6th Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 6th Infantry Division was a military formation of the Republic of Korea Army during the 20th Century.

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71: Into the Fire

71: Into the Fire (포화 속으로) is a 2010 South Korean war drama film directed by John H. Lee.

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78th Independent Infantry Regiment (North Korea)

The 78th Independent Infantry Regiment was a military formation of the Korean People's Army during the 20th Century.

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8th Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 8th Mechanized Infantry Division was a military formation of the Republic of Korea Army during the 20th Century.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/766th_Independent_Infantry_Regiment_(North_Korea)

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