Traces of A Forgotten War

eBook - 2013
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The Korean War is often referred to as the forgotten war. In his book, professor James N. Butcher relives his experiences as an infantryman with Fox Company of the 17th Infantry Regiment, during the final year of the Korean War (1952-1953). In a graphic portrayal of living conditions on the front, Butcher describes combat actions that occurred in two major battles of this periodthe Battle for Jane Russell Hill (a part of Triangle Ridge) and the first Battle of Pork Chop Hilland makes a strong case for why we as Americans need to remember what happened there and why.
Publisher: New York : Hellgate Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781555717261
Branch Call Number: 951.904 Bu
Description: 1 online resource (314 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)


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In 1952, overriding American political objectives dictated that the tactics of UN forces in Korea shift from those of maneuver to those of holding on to territory recently gained at great human cost. In western Korea, along “main lines of resistance,” men of the 1st Marine Division patrolled from... Read More »

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