Pork Chop Hill: the American fighting man in action, Korea, spring, 1953

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1986 - History - 256 pages
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In the spring of 1953, far behind enemy lines, a handful of U.S. riflemen hold Pork Chop Hill against attacking Chinese troops. Armed with rifles, flame throwers, and raw courage, these frontline GIs hold their posts against overwhelming odds--and win. "A moving and stirring record".--Kirkus. Includes action maps.

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User Review  - featherbear - LibraryThing

I’m not a military history buff; keep that perspective in mind. Picked it up some time ago and meant to take a look after seeing the movie on TV. The movie, to my recollection, gives the wrong ... Read full review

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A very readable book about an almost forgotten battle in almost forgotten war.S.L.A. Marshall went to Korea as a war correspondent . At the request of the army he spent his time intereviewing the ... Read full review


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RUSSELL W. GLENN, who wrote the Introduction, is a Senior Defense and Political Analyst with RAND and the author of the forthcoming Reading Athena's Dance Card: Men against Fire in Vietnam.

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