Soldier in a trench

Defence made the difference at Kapyong

Ottawa, Ontario — The Battle of Kapyong saw Canadian troops in an entirely defensive position, but it nonetheless represents a significant turning point in the Korean War. The heroism and resilience of heavily-outnumbered Canadian troops, who battled enemy forces over several days in the Kapyong River Valley of Korea, turned the tide of a massive Chinese offensive.

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