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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BREAKOUT: The Chosin Reservoir Campaign, Korea 1950

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A masterful narrative of one of the most gripping battles of the 20th century. Russ (The Last Parallel, not reviewed), a Marine Corps veteran of Korea, provides a thorough history of the battle that ... Read full review

Breakout: the Chosin Reservoir campaign, Korea 1950

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This dramatic story epitomizes the brotherhood and fighting spirit of the U.S. Marine Corps and is a hallmark of one of the Corps's greatest battles, the battle of the Chosin Reservoir in Korea, 1950 ... Read full review

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

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