Battle at Porkchop Hill

Quiding Question

How did the hill affect the outcome of the battle?

Pork Chop Hill

Porkchop hill was a battle with the United Nations (United States, South Korea, Ethiopia,Columbia), led by Arthur G. Trudeau and the Chinese, led by Deng Hua. It took place March-July 1953. It was fought on a hill, making the terrain very rough and hard for the fight. You will learn how both sides fought for the hill and also how they overcame their losses which made this one of the most significant battles in the Korean War. This hill is originally known as Hill 255 but a Korean film in 1959 gave it the new name Pork Chop Hill.