Place Names

Namji Ri, Korea

Headquarters First Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, action on 6 July 1950 at Namji Ri, Korea.


see Battle of the Namji Ri bridge.

With this tense situation as the setting, the N.K. I Corps before midnight 31 August started its great offensive. As the final hours of August gave way to the first hours of September, North Korean soldiery crossed the lower Naktong at a number of points in a well-planned attack. From Hyongp'ung southward to the coast, in the zones of the U.S. 2d and 25th Divisions, the enemy's greatest effort struck in a single massive coordinated attack.

MAP 17 Chŏnju Region L552-NI52-2