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This kind of war : the classic Korean War history

Author: T R Fehrenbach
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 50th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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A history of the Korean War presents a broad view of events in the Korean and international arenas along with the personal narratives of individual soldiers.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fehrenbach, T.R.
This kind of war.
Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, 2000
(OCoLC)659312177
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T R Fehrenbach
ISBN: 1574882597 9781574882599 1574883348 9781574883343
OCLC Number: 44129314
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xl, 483 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. The beginning --
Chapter 1. Seoul saturday night --
Chapter 2. The crime of Marquis Ito --
Chapter 3. To make a war --
Chapter 4. The plan of General Chae --
Chapter 5. Disaster --
Chapter 6. The U.N. cloak --
Part 2. Battle --
Chapter 7. Task force Smith --
Chapter 8. The late Company A --
Chapter 9. Taejon --
Chapter 10. Retreating --
Chapter 11. Perimeter --
Chapter 12. Fire brigade --
Chapter 13. Death on the Naktong --
Chapter 14. The turn of the tide --
Chapter 15. Seoul recaptured --
Chapter 16. Revenge --
Chapter 17. The taste of triump --
Chapter 18. In the never-never land --
Chapter 19. --
Kunu-ri --
Chapter 20. Into the valley of death --
Chapter 21. Terror by night --
Chapter 22. Changjin Reservoir --
Chapter 23. Chipyong-ni --
Chapter 24. Vae, Caesar --
Chapter 25. Proud legions --
Chapter 26. Gloster Hill --
Chapter 27. Death Valley --
Chapter 28. May massacre --
Part 3. Blundering --
Chapter 29. Truce talks --
Chapter 30. Bloody ridge --
Chapter 31. Heartbreak Ridge --
Chapter 32. Stalemate --
Chapter 33. Behind the wire --
Chapter 34. Frustration --
Chapter 35. Koje-do --
Chapter 36. Twenty rolls of toilet paper, one quart of mercurochrome --
Chapter 37. Summer, winter, spring, and fall.Chapter 38. The last spring --
Chapter 39. Cease-fire --
Chapter 40. Lessons.
Responsibility: T.R. Fehrenbach ; foreword by Gordon Sullivan.

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Updated with maps, photographs, and battlefield diagrams, this special fiftieth anniversary edition of the classic history of the Korean War is a dramatic and hard-hitting account of the conflict  Read more...

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