Seoul is recaptured by the Chinese-North Korean forces in 1951 during the Korean War, as the US 8th Army evacuates the city. However the UN forces would launch a counter attack with Operation Thunderbolt to retake the city.
Chinese prisoners taken by ROK I Corps. These prisoners, identified as belonging to the 124th CCF Division, are wearing padded winter uniforms that offered little or no protection for the feet and hands. October 31, 1950.
Chinese volunteers swearing to fight before the Battle of Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Lake Changjin), November 1950. Chinese officers and men lacked proper winter uniforms despite the temperatures of -30ºC.
A Chinese soldier poses on a knocked-out U.S. tank of 1st Cavalry Division. 1950.
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