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Army engineers and the Seabees also had trains operating almost eight miles inland. Once the air strip at Kimpo was opened for business, Air Force transports flew in critical aviation gas and ordnance for the Marine aircraft operating there. By the 22nd, the multiservice logistics forces had pushed ashore a staggering amount of material: 25,512 tons of cargo, 6,629 vehicles and 53,882 troops. As a result, MacArthur’s assault forces were able to seize their lodgement ashore, defend it from counterattack and speedily break out of the coastal enclave.

By the 22nd, the multiservice logistics forces had pushed ashore a staggering amount of material: 25,512 tons of cargo, 6,629 vehicles and 53,882 troops. As a result, MacArthur’s assault forces were able to seize their lodgement ashore, defend it from counterattack and speedily break out of the coastal enclave. Four “high-and-dry” LSTs disgorge supplies onto Red Beach on or about 16 September. USN 420027 plies and equipment. Another nine fully loaded LSTs soon replaced the first group on the beach and the resupply process continued unabated.

Not only were UN commanders uncertain about how the North Koreans would react to an amphibious assault, but also how the Chinese and Soviets would respond. Communist ships and aircraft operated from bases that were only 100 miles from UN fleet units in the Yellow Sea. The 80 submarines of the Soviet Pacific Ocean Fleet at Vladivostok also posed a potential threat. S. submarines, surface ships and patrol aircraft, based on shore and afloat, maintained a constant watch in the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan to detect any hostile activities.

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