The Final Crucible: U. S. Marines in Korea, 1953

The Final Crucible: U. S. Marines in Korea, 1953

by Lee Ballenger
     
 

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This account details the 1st Marine Division's battles during the final seven months of the Korean War in 1953, and presents b&w photos of members of the division during the war. It describes how the Marines battled a numerically superior foe and defended the high ground from barren outposts in the no-man's-land in front of the main lines. The account is based on

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This account details the 1st Marine Division's battles during the final seven months of the Korean War in 1953, and presents b&w photos of members of the division during the war. It describes how the Marines battled a numerically superior foe and defended the high ground from barren outposts in the no-man's-land in front of the main lines. The account is based on original archival research, previously unpublished oral accounts, and the author's experiences serving in the 1st Marine Division's Reconnaissance Company and 1st Tank Battalion during the Korean War. This is a sequel to The Outpost War: US Marines in Korea, Vol.I: 1952.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574883336
Publisher:
Potomac Books, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/1901
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.08(d)

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