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The outpost war : the U.S. Marines in Korea, volume 1, 1952

Author: Lee Ballenger
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1952, overriding political objectives compelled UN forces to abandon the pursuit of decisive victory in Korea. This historical study tells the story of the 1st Marine Division's move to western Korea, where these assault-trained troops were ordered to dig in and fight a defensive war.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ballenger, Lee.
Outpost war.
Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, ©2000
(OCoLC)606363802
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Ballenger
ISBN: 1574882414 9781574882414
OCLC Number: 43095744
Notes: Continued by: The final crucible : U.S. Marines in Korea, Vol. II, 1953.
Description: xviii, 282 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. 1952.
Responsibility: by Lee Ballenger ; foreword by Allan R. Millett.

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Focuses on USMC combat operations during the stalemate phase of the Korean War.  Read more...

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." . .some of the best descriptive narratives of small-unit combat to come out of the Korean War, making the book a valuable contribution." PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

 
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