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Elsewhere, the wire was destroyed and the attack largely successful, but the unfortunate 7th KSLI were confronted by thick belts of wire which had not been destroyed by the artillery and, as a result, many of the Shropshires were cut down by machine gun fire.
Smith had been captured by the enemy on the night of 17/18 November during the Chinese attack on the KSLI on our right.
One KSLI officer was able to halt the fire before any serious casualties occurred by dancing onto the forward slopes, displaying the appropriate air recognition panels with a flourish and taking a bow from the astonished Americans.
Peterforce" (as the joint unit was known) was headed by Majors Dawney Bancroft of the KSLI and Ed Cohen of 1RCR.
A Company was able to relieve the KSLI on Hill 210, enabling the Shropshires to occupy another critical position, Hill 227, where they were subsequently relieved by 2R22eR.
The following week it was the turn of 2PPCLI and the 2nd Battalion of the Vandoos who crossed further east and, passing through a firm base established by 28 Brigade's KSLI, adventured further into enemy territory, encountering little opposition before returning after two days.
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