“The Battle of Yuldong was the greatest Filipino victory in the Korean War. A mere 900 Filipino fighting men withstood the night attack of an entire communist Chinese army that numbered 40,000 men at peak strength.”
— Art Villasanta, Filipino soldiers’ story of Korean War: Valor redux (Guess we had our Spartan moment in a war which is less discussed in our history books nor discussed by our historians; but Leonidas lost, while our veterans stood their ground)