Disaster in Korea

Disaster in Korea

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Disaster in Korea tells the story of General MacArthur's November 1950 attack to the Yalu River, an attack that was repulsed by 200, 000 Chinese qvolunteerq infantry. qThe research is meticulous, the narrative enlightening, and the lessons profound. Appleman knows the war intimately, and he conveys it with authority. . . . balanced, candid, and engrossing.qa€”Union News Sunday Republican qAppleman's full, authoritativeDisaster thus fills a vital gap in the history of American arms and the Korean War. It is a candid and compelling story, chock full of lessons for battlefield commanders.qa€”ParametersWalton H. Walker, Eighth Army commander, left his headquarters in Seoul about 10:30 A.M. for Uijongbu, about 20 miles north on the MSR. He rode as usual in his special jeep, driven by his longtime driver, Master Sergeant Belton, and withanbsp;...

Title:Disaster in Korea
Author:Roy E. Appleman
Publisher:Texas A&M University Press - 2008-11


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