A Foxhole View: Personal Accounts of Hawaii's Korean War Veterans

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Louis Baldovi
University of Hawaii Press, 2002 - History - 307 pages
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A Foxhole View is a powerful and moving oral history of the Korean War. Here are highly personal accounts of the war from the rank and file of the infantry--told in the distinctive voices of Hawaii's soldiers.
 

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Contents

1950 The Cold War Turns Hot i
87
1951 Chinese Firecrackers in Korea
109
1952 Trench Warfare and Hilltop Battles
185
1953 Truce Talks Patrols and Artillery Duels
259
APPENDIXES
287
Selected Bibliography
299
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Page v - The rifleman fights without promise of either reward or relief Behind every river there's another hill — and behind that hill, another river. After weeks or months in the line only a wound can offer him the comfort of safety, shelter or bed.
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