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China's Foot Infantry Moves To Attack

Elements of the 9th Army Group, part of 100,000 veteran Infantry moving on Chosin

The Battle of the Changjin

CCF9th Army

Note the man, probably the unit commander, standing close to the tree trunk. The column probably was moving on a path which kept them close to whatever cover was available. Actual bivouac was never in the open. When aircraft were heard, all troops simply froze in position. As it had against the Chinese Nationalist Air Forces this simple tactic was effective enough to conceal their movement from our air observers, who were looking for area-disturbance marking assembly points, or at least for movement.

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