Cold War Files: All Units: Events: UN Summer and Fall Offensive

July 21-Nov. 12, 1951 4 months
UN Summer and Fall Offensive

During the Summer and Fall of 1951 UN forces launched a general offensive. Throughout the summer months, and into the fall of 1951, the fighting was virtually continuous and aimed at achieving limited objectives.

U.N. military actions during this period were limited to improving and consolidating front line positions, combat patrolling and artillery and air bombardments of enemy front line fortifications. Considerable U.N. attention was devoted to repulsing persistent enemy small-unit attacks all along the front

In general the front lines remained stable despite efforts by both sides to improve their positions.

The was to be the general pattern of combat in Korea until just before the signing of the truce in July 1953.

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