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  U.S. Eighth Army - Biocrawler
The US Eighth Army is the commanding formation of all US Army troops in South Korea.
Eighth Army's final operation of the Pacific War was the clearance of the southern Philippines, including the major island of Mindanao.
Eighth Army was to have participated in Operation Downfall, the invasion of Japan.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/U.S._Eighth_Army   (980 words)

  
 8th Army: Deeds and Dates
The Eighth Army's pursuit was hampered by heavy rain.
The Eight Army then pushed up the difficult road to Messina, and as the Americans were entering the town from the west, Eighth Army troops entered from the south.
Between August 9 and August 24 the bulk of the Army was secretly switched a cross to the Adriatic sector, and on August 25 the attack was opened on the Gothic Line, which was breached west of Pesaro on August 31.
www.warlinks.com /pages/8thdeeds.html   (1722 words)

  
 United States Forces Korea (USFK), US Army in Korea
The Eighth U.S. Army was officially activated in the continental United States on June 10, 1944, and ordered to the Pacific where, under the command of Lt. Gen.
US Army in Korea (US Army in Korea, GCC),
US Marines in Korea (US Marines in Korea).
www.usfk.mil /USArmyInKorea.htm   (2292 words)

  
  U.S. Eighth Army
The US Eighth Army is the commanding formation of all US Army troops in South Korea.
Eighth Army's final operation of the Pacific War was the clearance of the southern Philippines, including the major island of Mindanao.
Eighth Army was to have participated in Operation Downfall, the invasion of Japan.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/u/u_/u_s__eighth_army.html   (963 words)

  
 US set policy of shooting Korean refugees, letter says - The Boston Globe
The letter -- dated the day of the Army's mass killing of South Korean refugees at No Gun Ri in 1950 -- is the strongest indication yet that such a policy existed for all US forces in Korea, and the first evidence that that policy was known to upper ranks of the US government.
Muccio told Rusk, who later served as US secretary of state during the Vietnam War, that he was writing him ``in view of the possibility of repercussions in the United States" from such deadly US tactics.
Survivors said US soldiers first forced them from nearby villages on July 25, 1950, and then stopped them in front of US lines the next day, when they were attacked without warning by aircraft as hundreds sat atop a railroad embankment.
www.boston.com /news/world/asia/articles/2006/05/30/us_set_policy_of_shooting_korean_refugees_letter_says   (1024 words)

  
 Official USFK Web Site
U.S. participation in the exercise included augmentation forces of all services tactically deployed to the ROK from other Pacific bases and the continental United States.
US Army in Korea (US Army in Korea, GCC),
US Marines in Korea (US Marines in Korea).
www.usfk.mil   (4227 words)

  
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Similarly, the Chinese People's Volunteer Army of Korea was well motivated, and its success in 1950 was based on a near total superiority of information and morale, offsetting a profound disadvantage in terms of equipment.
But if a US army with as little equipment ever beats a bigger army with much better gear, you would be crowing about it.
One interesting fact was that US reconnaisance planes saw numerous wheel tracks left in the snow by their operations.
www.strategypage.com /militaryforums/69-15743.aspx   (933 words)

  
 U.S. Eighth Army at AllExperts
The Eighth US Army—often abbreviated EUSA—is the commanding formation of all US Army troops in South Korea.
The Eighth Army was decisively defeated at the Battle of the Chongchon River and forced to retreat all the way back to South Korea.
The Headquarters of the 8th Army is currently Yongsan Garrison but it will be moving south to Camp Humphreys around 2007.
en.allexperts.com /e/u/u/u.s._eighth_army.htm   (1434 words)

  
 Korea US Army Camps - Yongsan Garrison
After Japan surrendered to end World War ll in 1945, US military units were sent to the Korean peninsula to accept the surrender of the Japanese forces in the area south of the 38th parallel.
US military occupation forces -- led by XXIV Corps and the 7th Infantry Division -- provided order, security and administration of the government pending establishment of a single government for the entire peninsula.
In October 1971, the US Army Garrison--Yongsan was removed from provisional status and began to expand its support capabilities.
www.nicerent.com /mn_koreauscamp/camp__yongsan_garrison.asp   (1567 words)

  
 Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
Army lawyers provide legal services to soldiers and their families, boosting morale and allowing soldiers to stay focused on their mission.
Howze, a 1903 graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, was a judge advocate in France with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF).
It was essential that Army lawyers now be schooled in a new role and a new legal discipline: operational law---a compendium of domestic, foreign and international law applicable to U.S. forces engaged in military operations at home and abroad.
www.gordon.army.mil /osja/history.htm   (3347 words)

  
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Down the middle of the peninsula the CCF and its reconstituting allies, the NKPA, poured slowly through the mountainous terrain of a growing gap between UN forces in the two halves of the peninsula.
On December 23, 1950, one day before the closure of the Hungnam evacuation, while UN forces were continuing to withdraw southward before the flood of CCF manpower, Lieutenant General Walton H. "Johnnie" Walker (West Point class of 1912), the Eighth Army commander, was killed in a jeep accident north of Seoul.
The new Eighth Army Commander got nearly all the replacements he asked for, and more, better weapons and equipment poured onto the peninsula.
www.oldcolo.com /~dave/part7.html   (1242 words)

  
 Amazon.com: "Eighth Army": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The RAF, later reinforced by the US Eighth Army Air Force, intensified the bombing of Germany and also undertook daylight fighter sweeps and light bomber raids with the object...
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It produced the famous Eighth Army and Britain's only hero-general of the war.55 Nor was support for Britain in the United States firm in the summer...
www.amazon.com /phrase/Eighth-Army   (444 words)

  
 :: Welcome to the Eighth US Army G1 ::
The Eighth US Army G1 is the Army's premier personnel support organization: an achievement that is a direct reflection of Soldiers working hard each day.
The Soldiers and civilians seen within the website are members or our Eighth US Army G1 family and we take pride in knowing that we accomplish the mission and take care of our Soldiers.
Eighth US Army G1 provides great opportunities for career progression; multitude of AG jobs that cover both depth and range in the AG community.
www-8perscom.korea.army.mil /WelcomKorea/Serving_in_8th_PERSCOM.asp   (470 words)

  
 Unconventional Warfare Campaign
November 1 Eighth Army intelligence identifies elements of CCF division fighting alongside North Koreans.
November 6 Eighth Army intelligence confirms presence of eleven additional CCF divisions.
January 8 US Eighth Army informed that semi-organized partisan groups are still active in North Korea's Hwanghae Province but are being forced to withdraw to offshore islands.
www.korean-war.com /warfarecampaign.html   (2434 words)

  
 Eighth Army Headquarters Company - US Army - Korean War Project
Eighth Army HQ Co EUSAK Headquarters- Ordnance Section
Eighth Army HQ Co Billeted at Korean Palace, Seoul
Eighth Army HQ Co 30th aaa aw bn pusan korea
www.koreanwar.org /html/units/8armyhq.htm   (1821 words)

  
 Safety Campaign Plan
Accidents are costly, preventable, and an unacceptable impediment to Army missions, readiness, morale, and resources.
Therefore, Eighth U.S. Army (Eighth Army) is committed to an accident free environment under the guidelines of Army Regulation 385-10 and the Eighth Army Commanders' Safety Council that reinforce this policy.
Through its accident free environment philosophy, Eighth Army is committed to the goal of reducing preventable accidents by at least 20% and ZERO FATALITIES.
safety.korea.army.mil /SafetyCampaign/EighthArmySafetyCampaign.htm   (302 words)

  
 The History Place - World War Two in Europe Timeline
- U.S. troops encircle Germans in the Ruhr; Allied offensive in North Italy.
U.S. in World War II in the Pacific
Terms of use: Private home/school non-commercial, non-Internet re-usage only is allowed of any text, graphics, photos, audio clips, other electronic files or materials from The History Place.
www.historyplace.com /worldwar2/timeline/ww2time.htm   (1796 words)

  
 Eighth Army Headquarters - US Army - Korean War Project
Eighth Army HQ 8th Army Honor Guard 1963
Keywords: Servied in the 8th Army Honor Guard in Korea from 1966 to 1967.
Eighth Army HQ looking for former 8th army H.G. members 56-58
www.koreanwar.org /html/units/8army.htm   (677 words)

  
 Eighth Case of Inhalation Anthrax Confirmed in US
Eighth Case of Inhalation Anthrax Confirmed in US United States postal worker was confirmed with inhalation anthrax on Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced.
The mail worker became the eighth case of inhalation anthrax confirmed in the United States.
On Sunday night, the U.S. Justice Department said that several locations in a suburban Maryland postal facility which processed its mail and tested positive for anthrax and mailrooms within the department had been tested for the disease and results would be available by Tuesday.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /english/200110/29/eng20011029_83423.html   (289 words)

  
 General Robert L. Eichelberger, Commanding Officer, Eighth US Army in Australia during WW2
Lieutenant General Robert L. Eichelberger was the Commanding Officer of the 8th Army, US.
Trs., 8th Army from 18 September 44 to March 1945.
Records indicate he was also a pilot to the 8th Army Commander - Lt Gen Robert L. Enchelberger.
home.st.net.au /~dunn/people/eichelberger.htm   (288 words)

  
 The Korea Times : Eighth US Army   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The top U.S. military officer in South Korea yesterday hinted that the Eighth U.S. Army (EUSA) in charge of U.S. ground troops stationed on the Korean Peninsula is likely to be deactivated as part of the U.S. military's global troop realignment scheme.
Bell, commander of the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK), also reaffirmed that 2009 is an appropriate time for the transition of operational control of Korean forces during wartime from the U.S. military to the South.
Under the U.S. military transformation plan, the U.S. Army is creating three new echelons _ the unit of action (UA), unit of employment-X (UEX) and unit of employment-Y (UEY) _ to replace the current brigade, division, corps and army.
times.hankooki.com /lpage/nation/200609/kt2006092918143711990.htm   (627 words)

  
 DA Memorandum: The Army Civilian Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We are pleased to announce the establishment of the "Army Civilian Corps." Army civilians have a 230-year record of service and are a critical component of the Total Army Force Structure.
Army civilians serve in all theaters and are deployed worldwide supporting the Army mission and the Global War on Terrorism.
Army civilians of yesterday, today, and tomorrow are and will remain integral parts of the Army team.
cpol.army.mil /library/general/acc-memo.html   (210 words)

  
 Would Democrats approve, today, of Truman's Full Censorship during the Korean War? [vanity]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
U.S. military commanders complained that correspondents had released information about troop movements, recovery of American prisoners from the Chinese and the use of a new combat airplane.
The regulations, succeeding the present security censorship, provide that all dispatches filed to publications throughout the world will be screened for military information which might injure the morale of UN troops or their government.
The Eighth Army ruled that any violator of the code will be suspended from all privileges.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-chat/1781470/posts   (824 words)

  
 Area II Support Activity - Seoul, Korea
Coordinates planning among U.S. component commands in Korea and exercises operational control of assigned U.S. forces as directed by United States Commander in Chief, Pacific.
The SOTSE ensures logistic support is planned and executed for U.S. Army Special Operations Forces deploying into the Korean Theater of Operations.
The 18th MEDCOM's primary mission is to serve as the strategic link to the CONUS medical base and plan/coordinate US Army medical support at the operational and tactical levels through the early stages of conflict.
ima.korea.army.mil /Area2/sites/tenants   (1090 words)

  
 Motor Transport Corps
The U.S. military presence in South Korea was not nearly large enough to sustain the war effort required and was in desperate need of manpower.
The lack of roads and extreme grades made it impossible to send US Army cargo trucks to the front lines.
They still directly support the US Eighth Army units in their garrison locations and remain as a fully unarmed parliamentary labor force.
www.transchool.eustis.army.mil /museum/KoreanAframe.htm   (355 words)

  
 Planning Air Operations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Unfortunately, they had served since the end of World War II as an army of occupation in Japan and were not ready for the difficult combat they faced in Korea.
US forces brought over piecemeal from Japan were sent directly into the fight and did not fare much better.
Combined with Eighth Army ground activity, the rail interdiction effort was hurting the enemy.
www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil /airchronicles/apj/kirtland.html   (4047 words)

  
 History, Commanding Generals - United States Army, Pacific   (Site not responding. Last check: )
General Donald V. Bennett was Commander in Chief, US Army, Pacific, from August of 1973 until his retirement in August 1974.
In addition, he was Commanding General, Eighth US Army; Commander in Chief, United Nations Command; and Commander, US Forces, Korea from 1972-1973.
Additional assignments for Bennett were Director of Strategic Plans and Policy for the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Military Operations, US Army from 1963-1966.
www.usarpac.army.mil /history/cgbios/cg_bennett.asp   (365 words)

  
 PARAMETERS, US Army War College Quarterly - Autumn 1998
This is primarily the story of the US Army and Marine Corps.
The major theme of this volume is the rise of the military-industrial complex and the development of a civil-military partnership as the US paradigm for mobilizing for modern war.
Koistinen traces the birth of the now-familiar government-industry association to the emergence of a modern US Navy at the turn of the century.
www.carlisle.army.mil /usawc/Parameters/98autumn/aut-rev.htm   (5691 words)

  
 The 558th Military Police Company
Both location and assignment changes were a direct result of the ebb and flow of front-lines and changes in the battle situations early in the conflict.
MP Co. was again securing both the Eighth Army headquarters in the capitol as well as providing troopers to the sub-stations established at
Army records for the company reported three (3) soldiers as battlefield casualties during the war.
www.558mp.homestead.com /files/MP558KoreaRG.htm   (4635 words)

  
 US soldier handed over to Seoul police - www.theage.com.au
He was in US custody but was sent to a South Korean detention centre in Seoul last week, US Eighth Army spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Steven Boylan said.
Onken, who was off duty at the time of the accident, is the first US soldier to be handed over for custody before trial.
A 2001 agreement, which covers the 37,000 US soldiers stationed in South Korea, gives Seoul primary jurisdiction over US soldiers accused of certain crimes when off duty, including murder, arson, rape and fleeing a deadly traffic accident.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2004/01/05/1073267965363.html   (185 words)

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