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The darkest summer : [Pusan and Inchon 1950 : the battles that saved South Korea--and the Marines--from extinction]

Author: Bill Sloan; Michael Prichard; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Media, ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Recounts the dramatic story of the first three months of the Korean War, when one of the great reversals of military fortune of all time not only saved South Korea from communist conquest but also rescued the U.S. Marine Corps from extinction.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Military history
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Sloan; Michael Prichard; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781400113286 1400113288 9781400143283 1400143284 9781400163281 1400163285
OCLC Number: 492369776
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Michael Prichard.
Description: 11 audio discs (14 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Suddenly, a not-so-sudden war --
An army in disarray --
A proud corps in peril --
Missions impossible --
Enter the "fire brigade" --
A melee of confusion and chaos --
Triumph, tragedy, traps, and tears --
Nightmare on the Naktong --
Commanders in conflict --
The enemy goes for broke --
A 5,000-to-one "sure thing" --
Turning the tide at Inchon --
The bloody road to Seoul --
A "terrible liberation" --
Taking the hard way home --
The rest of the story.
Responsibility: Bill Sloan.

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Recounts the dramatic story of the first three months of the Korean War, when one of the great reversals of military fortune of all time not only saved South Korea from communist conquest but also rescued the U.S. Marine Corps from extinction.

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