In 1952, overriding political objectives compelled UN forces to abandon the pursuit of decisive victory in Korea. This historical study tells the story of the 1st Marine Division's move to western Korea, where these assault-trained troops were ordered to dig in and fight a defensive war. Volume 1 describes their deadly learning curve and includes reports on such battles as Bunker Hill and The Hook. The use of previously unpublished archive material blended with first-person aural accounts places the reader on the battle line.
"An excellent book that successfully informs and engages the reader on a vital and truly forgotten segment of our nation's history."
Some of the best descriptive narratives of small-unit combat to come out of the Korean War.
An excellent book that successfully informs and engages the reader on a vital and truly forgotten segment of our nation s history.
"Very worthwhile reading.
Series: History of War
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 1st April 2005
Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 12.6 x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Type: Revised