History of War

WESTERN PACIFIC DEPLOYMENTS

“WITH ARMOURED SUPPORT, THE AUSTRALIANS, UNUSUALLY, PARTICIPATE IN INTENSE HOUSE-TO-HOUSE FIGHTING OVER TWO DAYS. 5 RAR SUFFERS ONLY ONE FATALITY COMPARED WITH 107-126 NORTH VIETNAMESE CASUALTIES”

1 BATTLE OF YONGJU

YONGJU, NORTH KOREA

21-22 October 1950

Yongju is the first action of Australian

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