The successful defence by the South Korean Second Corp is undermined by the defeat of the South Korean First Corp at the battle of Andong. The fight for the town of Yongdok near the east coast. The plight of Korean refugees. A biography of Kim Paek Il, the commander of the South Korean First Corp.
The arrival of the American 25th Division and the American 1st Cavalry Division into the battle, however they are pushed back by the North Korean Army. The poor performance of the American 24th Regiment. General Walker's 'Stand or Die' order. A biography of Leon Gilbert an American officer sentenced to death by a Court Martial.
The North Korean Army conquest of South West Korea. The defeat of the American 24th Division by the North Korean 4th and 6th Divisions. American Air Force tactics as the North Korean Army learn not to expose themselves during the day. A biography of Brigadier General Church, the new commander of the American 24th Division.
The American press reaction to the American Army's defeats in July 1950. The defeat of the American 24th Division by the North Korean 3rd and 4th Division at Taejon. Major General Dean is captured by the North Koreans. A biography of Marguerite Higgins, an award winning war reporter.