OPeration Roundup

1 Marines Fighting

The next attack was in the center of the country, where the X Corps and the ROK III Corps launched Operation Roundup.It was aimed at  Hongch'on. It found the going difficult against the Chinese troops there. In fact, the Chinese launched what was known as their fourth offensive, the Battle of Chipyoongi. The UN managed to stop this offensive and once again regain the initiative.