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Author Sloan, Bill, 1935-

Title The darkest summer : Pusan and Inchon 1950 : the battles that saved South Korea--and the Marines--from extinction / Bill Sloan.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    951.9042 SLO    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    951.90424 SLO    Available
Edition 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Description ix, 385 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map, plans ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-362) and index.
Contents Suddenly, a not-so-sudden war -- An army in disarray -- A proud corps in peril -- Missions impossible -- Enter the "fire brigade" -- A melee of confusion and chaos -- Triumph, tragedy, traps, and tears -- Nightmare on the Naktong -- Commanders in conflict -- The enemy goes for broke -- A 5,000-to-one "sure thing" -- Turning the tide at Inchon -- The bloody road to Seoul -- A "terrible liberation" -- Taking the hard way home -- The rest of the story.
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- History -- Korean War, 1950-1953.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Campaigns -- Korea (South) -- Pusan Region.
Inchon Landing, Inchʻŏn, Korea, 1950.
Pusan (Korea) -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Inchʻŏn (Korea) -- History, Military -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781416571742 (hardcover) : $27.00
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