Friday, December 3, 2021

Tonight's Movie -- Korea War Battle 'Longyuan Hill Defense' [Eng Sub]


From YouTube: This clip is the sequel to "Taking of Longyuan Hill". It is an excerpt from "38th Parallel", a Chinese war drama in 2016. It re-enacts one of the bloodiest battles during the first few months after the Chinese military entered Korea War. It's an excerpt from the 2016 Chinese war drama, "38th Parallel". The 1st company has infiltrated and seized the strategic location of Longyuan hill. From there, they could block the escape route of UN forces fleeing south from North Korean territory. This would effectively help the main forces of the Chinese People's Volunteer Army to eliminate UN troops. Eager to survive, UN and South Korean forces launched desperate attacks against the Chinese hill defenders. The clash will be deadly. 

This segment is based on the Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River that enabled Chinese forces to completely expel UN troops from North Korea: Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River

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