795.00/11–2950: Telegram

The Ambassador in Korea (Muccio) to the Secretary of State


467. Embtel 462, November 28. Enemy forces, composed mainly of Chinese, continued exert heavy pressure yesterday in 8th Army sector, with main force being applied in center and on right flank where collapse of ROK Second Corps poses serious threat.

There was no reported enemy air activity yesterday. Aerial reconnaissance last night hampered by poor weather. However, 30 vehicles, were observed moving south from Sinuiju and 25 south from Sakchu. Several trains were observed yesterday during daylight and last night moving along railways leading into Manchuria. Those seen moving-during daylight were attacked with good results.