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Description - US Army in the Korean War 1950-53 by Professor Donald W. Boose

The Korean War was brutal and frustrating, and the commanders and soldiers of the Eighth US Army showed ingenuity and flexibility as they adapted to a war they had not expected to fight. Each phase of the war brought some innovation in the organization of US ground forces, and by the end of the war, Eighth Army was the largest field army in US history. In this book. Don Boose studies the combat mission, organization and evolution of the Eighth US Army in Korea and its 300,000 US ground forces, through highly detailed orders of battle, tables of organization and equipment, and examinations of crucial aspects such as doctrine, training, and tactics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841766218
ISBN-10: 1841766216
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 7mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Professor Donald W. Boose

Colonel (Retired) Don Boose holds an MA in Asian studies from the University of Hawaii. Col. Boose completed a 30-year service in the US Army as an Infantry Officer and a Northeast Asia Foreign Officer, serving in Vietnam, Korea and Japan. He taught on the faculty of the Command and General Staff College and the Army War College where he was Director of Asian Studies prior to his retirement from active duty in 1992.