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It called for the US 1st Marine Division to advance west through Yudami-ni, while the US 7th Infantry Division would provide a regimental combat team to protect the right flank at Sinhung-ni.
The US 3rd Infantry Division would also protect the left flank while providing security in the rear area. The road's quality was poor, and in some places it was reduced to a one lane gravel trail.
Medical supplies froze; morphine syrettes had to be defrosted in a medic's mouth before they could be injected; frozen blood plasma was useless on the battlefield. Even cutting off clothing to deal with a wound risked gangrene and frostbite.
Batteries used for the Jeeps and radios did not function properly in the temperature and quickly ran down. Likewise, the springs on the firing pins would not strike hard enough to fire the round, or would jam.
Smith, commander of the US 1st Marine Division. Smith of the 1st Marine Division shared a mutual loathing of each other that dated back to a meeting before the landing at Inchon,  when Almond had spoken of how easy amphibious landings are even though he had never been involved in one.
As for the UN forces, the 1st Marine Division had an effective strength of 25, men at the start of the battle, : Initially the 9th Army was intended to be outfitted in Manchuria during November, but Mao suddenly ordered it into Korea before that could happen.
Each of its three corps now had four divisions instead of the regular three. Infantry from two formerly liberated surrendered Nationalist divisions were absorbed  to bring each infantry company up to strength.
Some companies had approximately men,  but other companies were reinforced with more than men. Eventually, all 12 Chinese divisions of the 9th Corps Army were deployed.
Eight divisions of the PVA 20th and 27th Corps served as the main attacking force. At Yudam-ni, the 5th, 7th and 11th Marines were surrounded and attacked by the PVA 79th and 89th Divisions, with the 59th Division attacking the road between Yudam-ni and Hagaru-ri to cut off communication.
Barber isolated on a hill overlooking the Toktong Pass, a vital pass that controlled the road. Murray and Colonel Homer L.
Litzenbergcommanders of the 5th and 7th Marines, respectively, issued a joint order to break out from Yudam-ni to Hagaru-ri on 30 November. We're not retreating, we're just advancing in a different direction. The Chinese defenders soon forced the Marines to dig in on the slopes between the road and the peaks : Despite being badly reduced by combat, hunger and frostbite, the PVA 59th Division sent in its last five platoons and refused to yield.
Almond ordered Colonel Allan D. Maclean, the commander of RCT, to resume the offensive north while presenting Silver Stars to three of Maclean's officers.
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