The Outpost War: U. S. Marines in Korea, 1952

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Potomac Books, Incorporated, 2001 - History - 285 pages
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In 1952, overriding political objectives compelled UN forces to abandon the pursuit of decisive victory in Korea. This historical study tells the story of the 1st Marine Division's move to western Korea, where these assault-trained troops were ordered to dig in and fight a defensive war.

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The Outpost War : The US Marine Corps in Korea, 1952

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In his first book, Ballenger succeeds in presenting a lucid account of the 1st Marine Division in western Korea in 1952, a period of the war (June 1950-July 1953) he describes as a "stalemate" while ... Read full review

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Ballenger served in U.S. Marine Corps reconnaissance and tank units during the Korean War.

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