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Military History:Korean War

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The Korean War, Hastings, Max
1 Hastings, Max The Korean War
Simon & Schuster 1988 067166834X / 9780671668341 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Slight shelf wear; unread; It was the first war we could not win. At no other time since World War II have two superpowers met in battle. Now Max Hastings, preeminent military historian takes us back to the bloody bitter struggle to restore South Korean independence after the Communist invasion of June 1950. Using personal accounts from interviews with more than 200 vets -- including the Chinese -- Hastings follows real officers and soldiers through the battles. He brilliantly captures the Cold War crisis at home -- the strategies and politics of Truman, Acheson, Marshall, MacArthur, Ridgway, and Bradley -- and shows what we should have learned in the war that was the prelude to Vietnam.; 1.1 x 9 x 6.1 Inches; 389 pages 
Price: 6.50 USD
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MacArthur's War   Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero, Weintraub, Stanley
2 Weintraub, Stanley MacArthur's War Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero
Free Press, N.Y 2000 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Slight shelf wear to edges; A detailed account of the ket actions of the Korean War during the months of MacArthur's command; based on extensive archival research, memoirs, and recently released archives. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 385 pages 
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