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  - delta351 - LibraryThing

Detailed account of squad level fighting. Lots of names to keep track of, but there are plenty of maps. SLAM states he did multi hour debriefings on site after the battle, with entire units. Great ... Read full review

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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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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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