M4A3E8 "Sherman" Tank of Company B, 72nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, fires at enemy bunkers on "Napalm Ridge", in support of the 8th ROK Division, 11 May 1952 M4A3E8 Sherman, Infantry Division, Kpa Bunker, Tanks Battalion, Korean Wars, Napalm Ridge, Sherman Tanks, 8Th Rok, 2Nd Infantry
CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR: Corporal Charles Abrell, USMC, was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions during the Korean conflict. Serving with Company E, 2nd Battalion, on June 10, 1951, his unit pinned down by enemy fire he rushed the enemy bunker. Despite being wounded twice he continued his assault on dove into the bunker with a live gernade.
14-25 October 1952 - Operation SHOWDOWN/Battle of Hill 598 (Sniper Ridge) - 7th Infantry Division battles the Chinese near Kumhwa, the right leg of the Iron Triangle. The operation is a failure and the UNC never allowed Eighth Army to undertake a similar sized offensive for the remainder of the war - Medical corpsmen of the 1st Battalion Aid Station, 31st Inf. Regt, 7th U.S. Inf. Div., assist in helping wounded infantrymen of Companies D and L, 31st Regiment, following the fight for Hill 598.