581st Signal Radio Relay Co. at Hungnam (1950)
4. The Port of Hungnam from the Air
A view of the City of Hungnam from the air. It became a busy city with the X Corps in town.
24-Dec-50 - In a major feat of naval arms, the US amphibious fleet, Task Force 90, commanded by Rear Admiral James H. Doyle, completed evacuation of X Corps from Hungnam. Supported by the Seventh Fleet, commanded by Vice Admiral Arthur D. Struble aboard the battleship USS Missouri, TF 90 evacuated 105,000 US and ROK marines and soldiers, 17,500 vehicles, 350,000 tons of cargo, and 91,000 Korean civilians in 193 ships. This enormously complex operation has been termed "Inchon in Reverse."On to Scene 5 Back to Scene 3
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