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With the critical parts of Cloverleaf Hill and Obong-ni Ridge in enemy hands before dawn of 1 September, the best defensive terrain between Yŏngsan and the river was lost. The 2nd Division now had to base its defense of Yŏngsan on relatively poor defensive terrain, the low jumbled hills at the western edge of the town. [23-26]