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

Author: Lee Ballenger
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, 2005, ©2000.
Series: History of war.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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In 1952, overriding political objectives compelled UN forces to abandon the pursuit of decisive victory in Korea. The Outpost War tells the story of the First Marine Division's move to western Korea, where these assault-trained troops were ordered to dig in and fight a defensive war. It describes their deadly learning curve and includes reports on such battles as Bunker Hill and the Hook. The use of previously  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Ballenger
ISBN: 1574882414 9781574882414 9781574887396 1574887394 1574883739 9781574883732
OCLC Number: 461616666
Notes: Originally published: Washington D.C. : Brassey's, 2000.
Description: xviii, 282 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Series Title: History of war.
Responsibility: Lee Ballenger.

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