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50 years ago today - 7 Oct 1950
At noon, the 16th Reconnaissance Company, 1st Cavalry Division, entered
Kaesong, followed a few hours later by elements of the 1st Battalion, 8th
Cavalry Regiment. Later in the afternoon patrols crossed the 38th
Parallel. Meanwhile, 8th Army took over control of the Seoul-Inch'on area
and began moving its headquarters from Taegu to Seoul.
In the central sector, the ROK 6th Division continued its fight to take
Hwach'on. Meanwhile the ROK 8th Division crossed the Parallel and moved
toward the "Iron Triangle" area.
The 31st and 32nd Infantry Regiments, 7th Infantry Division, arrived at
Pusan to outload for the upcoming landing at Wonsan.
Ed Evanhoe, PO Box 916, Antlers, OK, 74523
Author: DARKMOON: Eighth Army Special Operations in the Korean War
Life Member: Special Forces & Special Operations Associations
Web site: http://www.korean-war.com