No Bugles, No Drums: An Oral History of the Korean War / Edition 1

No Bugles, No Drums: An Oral History of the Korean War / Edition 1

by Rudy Tomedi
     
 

"A vivid description of the Korean War as seen through the eyes of those who fought there. . . . Readers will find it easy to project themselves into the action, to be at the Pusan perimeter, on the ground at the Yalu River, at Pork Chop Hill, at Heartbreak Ridge or airborne in MiG Alley."—The Retired Officer Magazine

"Those who survived the fighting and dying

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"A vivid description of the Korean War as seen through the eyes of those who fought there. . . . Readers will find it easy to project themselves into the action, to be at the Pusan perimeter, on the ground at the Yalu River, at Pork Chop Hill, at Heartbreak Ridge or airborne in MiG Alley."—The Retired Officer Magazine

"Those who survived the fighting and dying speak for themselves. . . . The gritty takes Tomedi compiled on a so-called 'forgotten' war pack a real wallop."—Kirkus Reviews

"The oral testimonies here clearly convey what the war in Korea was like and how it differed from WWII and Vietnam." — Publishers Weekly

"No Bugles, No Drums will be a valuable addition to the military library of any student of history." — Pointer View, U.S. Military Academy at West Point

NO BUGLES, NO DRUMS

In the foxholes and atop the fiery hilltops of Korea, men confronted the savage, all-too-human face of war. They were young, valiant, and largely forgotten by a public weary of waiting for victory. Sent halfway around the world, they were ordered to fight an enemy they didn't know, for political objectives they didn't understand. But they did their job and served their nation well. And now, forty years later, their story can be told.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471105732
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/21/1994
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

First Blood.

The Long Way Home.

Holding the Line.

All Glory Forever.

Chromite.

Breakout.

Death All Day.

Into the Tunnel.

A New Enemy.

FO.

Frozen Chosin.

Fight for Life.

Escape to the Sea.

Shielding the Storm.

Ridgway.

Cold Steel.

The Test.

The Killing Ground.

Tall Men.

Heartbreak Ridge.

Digging In.

War Cruise.

A Wing and a Prayer.

Grim Reaper.

MiG Alley.

One Man's War.

Behind the Wire.

Piece of Cake.

Pressman.

On Her Majesty's Service.

Pork Chop Hill.

Living with the Enemy.

The Last Patrol.

Epilogue.

Biographies.

For Further Reading.

Index.

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