Puerto Rico's Fighting 65th U.S. Infantry: From San Juan to Chorwan

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During World War II, the "all Puerto Rican" 65th Infantry Regiment had been broken up with its three battalions relegated to backwater assignments where combat was unlikely. Still smarting from this slight, the 65th regained a measure of respect when it soundly defeated the veteran 3d Infantry Division during postwar maneuvers. This victory was a harbinger of the future. The 65th proved resolute in combat during the Korean War, first as it battled its way north from the Pusan Perimeter and later as it defended the strategic ...

Puerto Rico's Fighting 65th U.S. Infantry: From San Juan to Chorwan 2001, Presidio Press

ISBN-13: 9780891410560

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