Unit Details

NKPA 15th Regiment

Division 6th

 

June 25, 1950

The 13th and 15th Regiments of the NKPA 6th Division delivered the attack on Kaesŏng.

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Most of the ROK 12th Regiment troops at Kaesŏng and Yŏnan were killed or captured.

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 Only two companies of the regiment escaped and reported to the division headquarters the next day. Kaesŏng was entirely in enemy hands by 0930.

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Darrigo, meanwhile, sped south out of Kaesŏng, reached the Imjin River safely, and crossed over to Munsan-ni.[3-20]  

 

August 20, 1950

On the regimental left, a ROK patrol from K Company's position on Sobuk-san had the luck to capture the commanding officer of the N.K. 15th Regiment but, unfortunately, he was killed a few minutes later while trying to escape. The patrol removed important documents from his body.