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High Tide in the Korean War - (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 336

Genre: History

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Stackpole Books

Book theme: Vietnam War

Language: English

Street Date: February 19, 2020
TCIN: 79626055
UPC: 9780811738989
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-8019


By early 1951, American forces and their UN allies had been driven more than 100 miles down the Korean peninsula by the Chinese. The situation was bleak when Gen. Matthew Ridgway ordered a last stand at the village of Chipyong-ni. There a single regiment (the 23rd Infantry) of fewer than 5,000 U.S. soldiers defeated a Chinese division of 25,000 men in what has been called the Gettysburg of the Korean War.- Page-turning history of one of the most important battles of the Korean War- From-the-foxhole account of a do-or-die defense- Draws from memoirs, interviews, unit reports, intelligence summaries, and personal research in South Korea
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