[PW] The Hill Wars of the Korean Conflict

Ellen Cousins ellen at smithie.com
Thu Apr 30 18:40:19 PDT 2015


Hello Marc,

This site has a small map that shows Hill 185 near Kojo, about 35 miles south of Wonsan, which is also South of Chosin Reservoir. :

http://www.gunnygenes.koreanwar-educator.org/korea/gazette/wonsanmap2.jpg

http://www.gunnygenes.koreanwar-educator.org/korea/gazette/wonsan.htm


Ellen C. 

Ellen Cousins
Primos Research

> On Apr 30, 2015, at 3:32 PM, Tiar, Marc <MTiar at washoecounty.us> wrote:
> 
> Hoping one of you kind folks has this book on shelf and would be willing to take a few minutes to look something up for me, perhaps email/fax a couple pages if you find anything useful.
> 
> This is the item:
> https://www.worldcat.org/title/hill-wars-of-the-korean-conflict-a-dictionary-of-hills-outposts-and-other-sites-of-military-action/oclc/61229774
> 
> Trying to find a map or description telling where "Hill 185" was.  It appears in descriptions as "near Kamil-ni", where Darwin Kyle was killed in combat.  (See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darwin_K._Kyle for the typical account).  Can't find any references to Kamil-ni other than in reference to his death, we're trying to figure out where it was in Korea.
> 
> Other references welcome, this book just seemed potentially promising.
> 
> Thanks,
> Marc Tiar
> Washoe County Library
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