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Baseball: No more Michigans!

David Price

What do the Army's Task force Smith and Vanderbilt's Michigan nightmare of 2007 have in common? Look inside to find out.

In July of 1950 North Korean communist forces invaded South Korea. The United States sent task force Smith, a group of 400 soldiers to delay the North while additional U.S. troops were shipped to Korea. Many believed the North Koreans would run away in terror when they saw U.S. troops who had defeated the hated Japanese just five years before. The American soldiers, some thought, would march home... Recommended Stories