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This kind of war : the classic Korean War history

Author: T R Fehrenbach
Publisher: Dulles, Va. : Potomac Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T R Fehrenbach
ISBN: 9781574883343 1574883348
OCLC Number: 317116516
Notes: Originally published: This kind of war : the study in unpreparedness. New York : Macmillan, 1963.
Includes index.
Description: xl, 483 pages [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Beginning ; Seoul Saturday Night ; The Crime of Marquis Ito ; To Make a War ... ; The Plan of General Chae ; Disaster ; The U.N. Cloak --
Part II: Battle ; Task Force Smith ; The Late Company A ; Taejon ; Retreating ; Perimeter ; Fire Brigade ; Death on the Naktong ; The Turn of the Tide ; Seoul Recaptured ; Revenge ; The Taste of Triumph ; In the Never-Never Land ; Kunu-ri ; Into the Valley of Death ; Terror by Night ; Changjin Reservoir ; Chipyong-ni ; Vae, Caesar ; Proud Legions ; Gloster Hill ; Death Valley ; May Massacre --
Part III: Blundering ; Truce Talks ; Bloody Ridge ; Heartbreak Ridge ; Stalemate ; Behind the Wire ; Frustration ; Koje-do ; Twenty Rolls of Toilet Paper, One Quart Mercurochrome ; Summer, Winter, Spring, and Fall ; The Last Spring ; Cease-fire ; Lessons.
Other Titles: Classic Korean War history
Responsibility: T.R. Fehrenbach.

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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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