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The Battle of Outpost Harry (10 JUN – 18 JUN 1953) was one of the last engagements of the Korean War. A small hilltop artillery observation post in the vital “Iron Triangle,” Harry was manned primarily by a company from the 3d ID. Image
The Iron Triangle was a heavily fortified zone commanding the approach to Seoul, and Harry was one of the UN's most important observation posts in the area, allowing UN forces to view and call accurate artillery strikes against the Chinese Army.

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The Chinese planned to use indirect fire to soften the Harry’s defenses and pave the way for its capture. Meanwhile, the Americans used a series of interlocking fields of fire, pre-arranged artillery, barbed wire, and mines to cover the perimeter of their outpost.
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