Breakout: the Chosin Reservoir campaign, Korea 1950

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Fromm International, 1999 - History - 452 pages
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Interweaving eyewitness accounts and personal reminiscences, the author of The Last Parallel offers a chilling account of the 1950 Chosin Reservoir Campaign during the Korean War, describing how badly outnumbered American Marines overcame fierce odds and brutal weather conditions to escape Chinese encirclement.

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Review: Breakout: The Chosin Reservoir Campaign, Korea 1950

User Review  - Edward Lengel - Goodreads

With a few fairly minor reservations - poor maps and illustrations among them - this is one of the finest military histories I've ever read. Russ, himself a Marine, does not try to overshadow his subject, but lets it speak for itself. Read full review

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User Review  - Urey Patrick - Goodreads

One of the most incredible, awe-inspiring feat of arms imaginable, too long neglected and little recognized. Read full review

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Russ earned a Purple Heart when he served with the Marines in Korea.

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