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May 28, 2016

The Eighth Army launch their own attack towards the north but is caught off balance when the next day the Chinese Army launch their own second offensive.  The Chinese pin down most of the American troops while they crash into the right flank of the Eighth Army.  Many South Korean troops flee in panic, the American 2nd Division suffer heavy losses.  A biography of Major General Keiser.

May 21, 2016

The failure to realise the threat of the Chinese Army in Korea at General Mac Arthur's Headquarters in Tokyo.  General Mac Arthur orders the United Nations forces to advance towards the Chinese border.  The advance of the Tenth Corp and the South Korean 1st Division into North East Korea, leaving their left flank exposed.  The Chinese prepare for their second offensive.  A biography of Charles Willoughby, General Mac Arthur's chief of intelligence.

May 14, 2016

The Chinese First offensive continues and the American 1st Cavalry Division is defeated at Unsan, the offensive ends due to lack of supplies.  The bridges over the Yalu River are bombed.  North Korean fighters attack the United Nations rear supply lines.  A biography of General Peng the commander of the Chinese Army in Korea and his terrible fate.

May 7, 2016

General Mac Arthur and President Harry Truman meet at Wake Island to discuss the war.  Mac Arthur assures the president that there will be no Chinese offensive in Korea.  The Chinese in fact do launch their first offensive, attacking the South Korean 1st Division around the town of Unsan.  The Chinese defeat the South Korean Second Corp which is routed.  A biography of Xi Fang the chief of staff of the Chinese Army in Korea.

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