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Ridgway Duels For Korea : Texas A & M University Military History (Paperback) - Roy E. Appleman

Ridgway Duels For Korea

Texas A & M University Military History (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 1st June 2000
ISBN: 9781585440511
Number Of Pages: 684

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At the end of 1950, the UN forces in Korea had suffered a series of decisive defeats by the Chinese. They were in retreat, fleeing south, perhaps even out of Korea altogether. Eighth Army's commander, Lt. Gen. Walton H. Walker, had just died in an accident. The situation was as bleak as the wintry landscape.

List of Illustrationsp. vii
List of Tablesp. ix
List of Mapsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
List of Abbreviationsp. xv
General Ridgway in Command of Eighth Armyp. 3
The Sword of Damocles over Eighth Armyp. 25
The Chinese 3rd Phase Offensivep. 38
The Third Evacuation of Seoulp. 59
The Fight for the Central Corridorp. 96
Almond's X Corps and the Recapture of Wonjup. 116
Transition: Eighth Army in the Westp. 140
Eighth Army to the Han Riverp. 175
Twin Tunnels: Prelude to Chipyong-nip. 198
The Chinese 4th Phase Offensivep. 218
The Key Battle: Chipyong-nip. 255
The Third Battle for Wonjup. 293
Eighth Army's Crossing of the Han and Capture of Seoulp. 315
Warfare in the Mountainsp. 349
Eighth Army across the 38th Parallelp. 376
Across the 38th Parallel to Line Kansasp. 409
Changes in Command and an Enemy Buildupp. 430
The Chinese 5th Phase Offensive, 1st Impulsep. 449
Interludep. 497
The Chinese 5th Phase Offensive, 2nd Impulsep. 509
End of the War of Maneuverp. 553
Lament of Suwonp. 581
Notesp. 584
Bibliographical Notep. 640
Indexp. 643
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ISBN: 9781585440511
ISBN-10: 1585440515
Series: Texas A & M University Military History (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 684
Published: 1st June 2000
Publisher: TEXAS A & M UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.29  x 4.09
Weight (kg): 0.96

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