Outpost War by Lee Ballenger
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Outpost War
By Lee Ballenger

Outpost War

The U.S. Marine Corps in Korea 1952 Volume 1

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Outpost War by Lee Ballenger

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In 1952, overriding political objectives compelled UN forces to abandon the pursuit of decisive victory in Korea. The Outpost War tells the story of the First Marine Division's move to western Korea, where these assault-trained troops were ordered to dig in and fight a defensive war. It describes their deadly learning curve and includes reports on such battles as Bunker Hill and the Hook. The use of previously unpublished archival material blended with first-person oral accounts places the reader on the battle line.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781574887396
ISBN-10: 1574887394
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 18mm)
Pages: 316
Imprint: Brassey's US
Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
Publish Date: 27-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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