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Morning Reports from the 31st Infantry Regiment,
I Company at the Chosin Reservoir, Korea.
11/27/1950 - 12/3/1950

>I CO, ARMY CHOSIN FEW--Servis(KIA), Smith,(Dad) and Scalph(SWA)-l to r


Most of the following information is from actual Morning Reports from I Co, 11/27/50 - 12/3/50.

(Thanks to Tom Mainhart for the I Co Reports. Tom's Uncle, Cpl. James T. Mainhart, an I Co cook, was KIA at Chosin, 11/30/1950.)

11/27/50-
I Co came from the city of Hung Nam, passed the Marines on the way, and "arrived Chosin Reservoir 1530 hrs distance travelled 62 miles.
Weather clear Morale high"

11/29/50-
""At 0300 hrs engaged enemy in battle 2EM killed weather clear severe cold"

11/30/50-
"Engaged in battle enemy continues to attack peremeter, 8EM killed 1EM wounded weather very cold Morale of men good"

12/1/50-
"Enemy attacks on perimeter continue in force 4EM killed weather clear severe cold Morale of men good"

12/2/50-
"Above 15EM dy to absent sk121st Evac Hosp APO 909 type casualty"
"Above 6EM dy to KIA Chosin Reservoir area APO 7."
"Departed Chosin reservoir Area APO 7 1315 hrs on foot engagement with enemy continues unabated 6EM killed 1 OFF and 15EM wounded weather clear very cold."

12/3/50-
"Above 6EM absent sk 121st Evac hosp"
"Arrived Hagaru Ri NK 0300 hrs still engaged with enemy distance travelled 2 miles 3EM wounded."

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