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This kind of war : the classic Korean War history

Author: T R Fehrenbach
Publisher: Dulles : Potomac Books Inc., 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 50th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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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 written from the perspective of those who fought it. Partly drawn from official records, operations journals, and histories, it is based largely on the compelling personal narratives of the small-unit commanders and their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fehrenbach, T.R.
This Kind of War : The Classic Korean War History - Fiftieth Anniversary Edition.
Dulles, : Potomac Books Inc., ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T R Fehrenbach
ISBN: 9781597978781 1597978787
OCLC Number: 823719480
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; MAPS; PART I: BEGINNING; 1 Seoul Saturday Night; 2 The Crime of Marquis Ito; 3 To Make a War ... ; 4 The Plan of General Chae; 5 Disaster; 6 The U.N. Cloak; PART II: BATTLE; 7 Task Force Smith; 8 The Late Company A; 9 Taejon; 10 Retreating; 11 Perimeter; 12 Fire Brigade; 13 Death on the Naktong; 14 The Turn of the Tide; 15 Seoul Recaptured; 16 Revenge; 17 The Taste of Triump; 18 In the Never-Never Land; 19 Kunu-ri; 20 Into the Valley of Death; 21 Terror by Night; 22 Changjin Reservoir; 23 Chipyong-ni. 24 Vae, Caesar25 Proud Legions; 26 Gloster Hill; 27 Death Valley; 28 May Massacre; PART III: BLUNDERING; 29 Truce Talks; 30 Bloody Ridge; 31 Heartbreak Ridge; 32 Stalemate; 33 Behind the Wire; 34 Frustration; 35 Koje-do; 36 Twenty Rolls of Toilet Paper, One Quart Mercurochrome; 37 Summer, Winter, Spring, and Fall; 38 The Last Spring; 39 Cease-fire; 40 Lessons; CHRONOLOGY; GLOSSARY OF PRINCIPAL WEAPONS; INDEX.
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 written from the perspective of those who fought it. Partly drawn from official records, operations journals, and histories, it is based largely on the compelling personal narratives of the small-unit commanders and their troops. Unlike any other work on the Korean War, it provides both a clear panoramic overview and a sharply drawn you were there account of American troops in fierce combat against th.

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