- It shows more realistically the gap in some of the strengths and combat qualities of the “two sides” of the war. There are some biases, such as beautifying their own retreat, “helping North Korean residents” (which can also be understood as taking hostages, blocking the Chinese army from approaching), and not mentioning the massacre of civilians; on the contrary, “slandering” the Chinese army for looting the food of the Korean residents. (Views of some Chinese sources)
- The War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea, forced the Americans and the then UN forces to accept a new reality (at a heavy price):
- That they did not have the ability to complete the unification of the Korean Peninsula. They had to admit that they could not wage a long-term war with the Chinese on the peninsula. The best hope was to draw a line to maintain “peace” and then exit gracefully!