This Kind of War: The Classic Korean War History - Fiftieth Anniversary Edition

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Potomac Books Incorporated, May 30, 2000 - History - 540 pages
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Updated with maps, photographs, and battlefield diagrams, this special fiftieth anniversary edition of the classic history of the Korean War is a dramatic and hard-hitting account of the conflict written from the perspective of those who fought it. Partly drawn from official records, operations journals, and histories, it is based largely on the compelling personal narratives of the small-unit commanders and their troops. Unlike any other work on the Korean War, it provides both a clear panoramic overview and a sharply drawn you were there account of American troops in fierce combat against the North Korean and Chinese communist invaders. As Americans and North Koreans continue to face each other across the 38th Parallel, This Kind of War commemorates the past and offers vital lessons for the future.

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User Review  - TCWriter - LibraryThing

An excellent (and detailed history) of the Korean War (my father fought there), yet the effort would have been more appreciated had the author not marbled the book so heavily with opinions blaming a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Justin Boden - Goodreads

This is very much the Korean War from the perspective of the Americans, which is forgivable in the sense that we didn't have access to the Russian and Chinese sources back in 1963. Fehrenbach is fond ... Read full review

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T.R. Fehrenbach commanded Army units in Korea at platoon, company, and battalion levels. Fehrenbach lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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