Task Force Smith Artillery Commander

Pocock, James
July 2006
Military History;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p32
The article presents an interview with Miller Perry, a World War II veteran and a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, about his first battle where his actions earned him the Distinguished Service Cross. Perry rejects claims that Lieutenant Colonel Charles B. Smith and the troops of Task Force Smith failed to adequately stem the 1950 North Korean invasion of South Korea. Perry detailed the military strategy employed by Smith and his first encounter with the enemies.


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