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The Darkest Summer: Pusan and Inchon 1950: The Battles That Saved South Korea--And the Marines--From Extinction

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Publisher Comments:

andlt;Iandgt;The Darkest Summer andlt;/Iandgt;is the dramatic story of the first three months of the Korean War as it has never been told before. A narrative studded with gripping eyewitness accounts, it focuses on the fateful days when the Korean Warand#8217;s most decisive battles were fought and the Americans who fought them wentand#8212; however brieflyand#8212;from the depths of despair to the exultation of total conquest. Drawing on exclusive interviews with dozens of surviving U.S. veterans, it reveals how one ninety-day period changed the course of modern history and opens a unique and revealing window on an all-but-forgotten war.

Synopsis:

Told in Band of Brothers style, the dramatic first three months of the Korean War, when South Korea was saved from Communist conquest.

About the Author

Bill Sloan is a respected military historian and the author of more than a dozen books, including Brotherhood of Heroes; The Ultimate Battle; and Undefeated. A former investigative reporter and feature writer for the Dallas Times-Herald, where he was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, Sloan lives in Dallas, Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416571759
Subtitle:
Pusan and Inchon 1950: The Battles That Saved South Korea--and the Marines--from Extinction
Author:
Sloan, Bill
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster
Subject:
Military - Korean War
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20101123
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16pp of b-w photos; 5 maps
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.4375 x 5.5 in

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