The Battle of Bowling Alley was a Korean War battle fought between the North Korean Army and the UN forces from August 12 to August 25, 1950, in Chilgok, in the southern tip of South Korea. Fought on the Pusan Perimeter, the South Korean 1st Infantry Division, reinforced by the US 27th and 23rd Infantry Regiments, successfully halted a North Korean massive attack in the Bowling Alley. This Communist offensive in this sector was part of the Communist invasion of South Korea, which had begun on June 25, 1950.
UN forces commanders: Paik Sun Yuk and John H Michaelis.
Weapons employed: M46 Pershing heavy tanks; 105mm, 155mm, and 203mm (8in) howitzers; 81mm mortars; rocket launchers; M2 Browning .50-cal machine gun; M1 Garand rifle, Browning Automatic Rifle, M1 carbine; hand grenades.