Drawing from official records, operations journals, and histories, this is an authoritative and hard-hitting account of the Korean War. Fehrenbach, himself a former commander in Korea, includes an overview of events along with personal stories from soldiers. A timeline and a descriptive index of the weapons used is also included.
Originally published by MacMillan in 1963 as This Kind of War: A Study in Unpreparedness. Fehrenbach (a former commander of US Army units in Korea) presents a broad view of events in the Korean and international arenas along with the personal narratives of individual soldiers. Includes a chronology and a descriptive glossary of the principle weapons used. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)