Chosin Reservoir

It has been 57 years this past week since the battle of the Chosin Reservoir in Korea – during the dates of November 27 – December 11 – 1950

US Marine Casualties-Honors

17 Medals of Honor
70 Navy Crosses
12 Distinguished Service Crosses
3,000 KIA
6,000 WIA
9,000 Purple Hearts

All this in only a 14 day period – it is considered the Most Decorated Battle in U.S. Military History.

The battle included

1st Marine Division
2 Battalions of 7th Division-Army
1,200 British Royal Marine Commandos

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