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Description - The Marine by James Brady

The Marine is Colonel James "Oliver" Cromwell, a warrior forged at Notre Dame and the Berlin of Hitler's Olympics, and honed by combat in WWII. In 1950, with the world at peace, Cromwell is ordered to fresh duty beyond the seas, as military attache to the American ambassador in Korea. But at dawn on a June Sunday, Korea erupts and he is caught up in the early, panicked rout. Through the war-hardened Marine, we experience the dramatic First Hundred Days of a brutal three-year Korean War, the last-ditch gallantry of the Pusan Perimeter, MacArthur's brilliant left hook sending Marines against the deadly seawall at Inchon, and the bloody assault to liberate Seoul. In The Marine, James Brady crafts a powerful novel of one man's service to his country and Corps.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312331054
ISBN-10: 0312331053
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
Publisher: Griffin Publishing
Publish Date: 28-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Brady

James Brady commanded a Marine rifle platoon during the Korean War and was awarded the Bronze Star for valor. He wrote weekly for "Parade Magazine" and for "Advertising Age." He lived in Manhattan and in East Hampton, New York.

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