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Battles and Banter: A Relaxed Military History Podcast

Apr 23, 2021

Join Avery on another solo installment in the Korean War 70th Anniversary series where this episode focuses on the largest battle of the Korean War: The Chinese Spring Offensive. In late April of 1951, the III, IX and XIX People's Volunteer Army of China Groups attacked the in-depth defenses of the U.S. Eighth Army on the Korean Peninsula; approximately 700,000 Chinese and North Korean soldiers engaged 450,000 United Nations soldiers from the U.S., the U.K., Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Korea, Puerto Rico, Turkey and the Philippines.. This episode will cover the first phase of the offensive and will briefly summarize the events of that fateful spring. Enjoy!