U.S. Marine veterans of the Battle of Chosin during the Korean War recall their efforts to hold the west side of the reservoir during a second night of attacks.
As concern over Communist aggression rose, President Truman sent troops to South Korea, stating that it was necessary for America’s security.
Watch the opening scene of The Battle of Chosin.
American military leaders were caught off guard at the Chosin Reservoir. Explore photos of the storied battle.