Glasgow, William M. [1stLt 2ndPltB23rdIR]



The forty-two men of the 2nd Platoon, B Company, 23rd Infantry, led by 1st Lt. William M. Glasgow held outpost positions on seven hills covering a 2,600-yard front along the east bank of the Naktong north of Pugong-ni. Across the river in the rice paddies they could see, in the afternoon of 31 August, two large groups of enemy soldiers. Occasionally artillery fire dispersed them.