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    Yudam-ni (리,류담리) Chosin Reservoir (Changjin) DPRK (North Korea)

Location
Lat 40° 28' 57N Long 127° 6' 58E Also known as Ryutan-ri,Ryŭtan-ri,-ni or in Korean 리,류담리. Located at 3,559' to the west of the Chosin Reservoir (Changjin).

Wartime History
During the Korean War, Yudam-ni was occupied by the United States Marine Coprs 5th Marines and 7th Marines (less). Surrounded by Chinese Army forces, during the night of November 27 until the morning of November 29, attached by the 79th Division and 80th Division forcing the Marines to withdraw to Hagaru-ri.

F4U-4 Corsair Bureau Number 97231
pilot Brown force landed December 4, 1950 died at site, missing in action

F4U-4 Corsair Bureau Number 82050
pilot Hudner force landed December 4, 1950 rescued by helicopter

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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