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Attack on Chail-li - Canadians in Korea

Type: Document

The 2nd Royal Canadian Regiment's operation, which was to attack Kakhul-Bong and Chail-li, began early in the morning of May 30, 1951. "A", "B" and "C" companies reached their objectives with relative ease, but "D" Company met strong resistance and suffered casualties from enemy machine-gun fire.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

The Korean War

Type: Document

Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter was tested by the conflict in Korea. Canada agreed to help the South Koreans and sent destroyers and transport aircraft. An Army Special Service Force was recruited outside the regular army, to serve in Korea. After the initial tour of the Special Service Force, all of the regular force battalions would rotate to Korean for active combat.

Site: National Defence