American Experience - Season 29, Episode 2 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Battle of Chosin


Episode Info

The harrowing 1950 Korean War battle at Chosin Reservoir, in which a surprise attack by 120,000 Chinese troops led to far-outnumbered UN forces being surrounded, is recalled. Veterans of the brutal 17-day engagement share their memories of the conflict, which occurred during subarctic temperatures. The documentary also features insights from historians; and archival footage.


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