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As the morning passed, General Walker decided that the situation was most critical in the Naktong Bulge area of the 2nd Division sector. There the North Koreans threatened Miryang and with it the lifeline of the entire Eighth Army position. There, for the moment at least, was the most critical spot of the far-flung battlefield. An hour before noon General Walker ordered General Craig to prepare the marines to move at once.