Forgotten War: Texas Veterans Remember Korea


This book applauds the sacrifices of the fighting men who answered their country's call. Here, they tell their story in the informal setttings of veteran bull sessions.

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This book applauds the sacrifices of the fighting men who answered their country's call. Here, they tell their story in the informal setttings of veteran bull sessions.

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Library Of Congress Professional Association Letter
For the reader who wants to understand what it was like to fight in the Korean War, Mackey Murdock's The Forgotten War: Texas Veterans Remember Korea provides a great service.
— Mark F. Hall
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556228995
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/28/2002
  • Pages: 247
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication iv
Preface vi
Chapter 1 Third-Time Charm 1
Chapter 2 Backdoor to War 7
Chapter 3 Freddie Francis and Lieutenant Honeys 15
Chapter 4 Where's Your Horse, Cowboy? 21
Chapter 5 A War Too Many 27
Chapter 6 "Where is Everybody?" 37
Chapter 7 The Dean's Conflict 45
Chapter 8 Pruitt's Chariot 51
Chapter 9 To Steal a Cow 55
Chapter 10 Events Burned in Memory 61
Chapter 11 Crowded Foxholes and Curb Service 69
Chapter 12 Short Men--High Water 75
Chapter 13 Anybody Here From Charlie Company? 83
Chapter 14 The Best and Worst of Duty 91
Chapter 15 Hell on a Hill 99
Chapter 16 Those Who Serve 107
Chapter 17 The Long Road Back 115
Chapter 18 Artic DEW and Metallic Pings 125
Chapter 19 Tex's Shooting War 133
Chapter 20 "Go, Doc, Go!" 143
Chapter 21 A Man of Order 149
Chapter 22 Trackless Skies and Quiet Depths 155
Chapter 23 Friendly Beaches--Dangerous Liberty 163
Chapter 24 Beyond the Front 171
Chapter 25 The First Shot 177
Chapter 26 Straight to the Top 185
Chapter 27 A Few Answers--Many Questions 189
Chapter 28 Biographies 199
Postscript 243
Other References 244
Index 245
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