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U. S. Marine Operations in Korea 1950-1953, Volume 1: The Pusan Perimeter

by Lynn Montross

It is a historical account of the United States Marine Corps' actions during the Korean War, written by renowned military historian Lynn Montross. Published in 1954, the book documents the Marines' critical role in the defense of the Pusan Perimeter, a crucial battle that halted the North Korean advance and turned the tide of the war. Montross provides detailed descriptions of the Marines' combat tactics, weapons, and equipment, as well as the political and strategic decisions that shaped their mission. The book includes maps and photographs to aid in the reader's understanding of the events, as well as first-hand accounts from Marines who participated in the battle. As one of the earliest and most comprehensive accounts of the Korean War, "U.S. Marine Operations in Korea 1950-1953, Volume 1: The Pusan Perimeter" has been praised for its accuracy and detailed analysis of military strategy. The book provides valuable insights into the challenges faced by the Marines during this critical period of the war and sheds light on the sacrifices made by the soldiers in defense of their country. In addition to its historical significance, the book is also a testament to Lynn Montross's expertise in military history and his dedication to documenting the experiences of soldiers. His meticulous research and attention to detail have made "U.S. Marine Operations in Korea 1950-1953, Volume 1: The Pusan Perimeter" a seminal work on the Korean War and a must-read for anyone interested in military history.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1954

Author

Lynn Montross

United States

Lynn Montross was a prolific author and military historian who dedicated his life to documenting the experiences of American soldiers in times of war. He is best known for his highly detailed and insi...

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