On this day: the First Battle of Maryang San


Australian soldiers participating in the battle. X

Primarily fought by British and Australian troops against Chinese forces, the First Battle of Maryang San began in Korea on the 3rd of October, 1951. It is considered to be one of Australia’s greatest achievements in the Korean War.


Australian troops lead captured Chinese soldiers away. X

The victorious United Nations forces also included soldiers from Canada, New Zealand and the United States.

The battle concluded on the 8th of October.

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