Marine Amtracs crossing the Han
under fire from the guns of Hill 125, 9/50.
This was the old ferry site at
Haengju village. By now the NK had time to prepare
forces in strength to block the advance on Seoul,
and the only feasible crossing site was at Haengju.
During the previous night, the Division
Reconnaissance Company had attempted the crossing
but had been repulsed by heavy rifle and machine
gun fire supported by anti-tank guns dug
in on Hill 125.
leads a new assault. In spite of determined
opposition, I/3/5 cleared the hill and enabled the
landing of the rest of the battalion.