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Top Customer Reviews: Battlefield Korea: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
3 / 5
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5 / 5
Absolutely fantastic series.

Seriously one of some better books has read. James Rosone is the fantastic and political author buff. Simply phenomenal
4 / 5
Excellent series of books. Any the one who enjoys Clancy, the bond and a rest will enjoy them. Looking forward to a next book in a series
5 / 5
Fun read
4 / 5
Page turner
4 / 5
I have enjoyed really this book. A writing is clear and descriptive, an attention to details is in the first place-has imposed. An only thing will take subject with east a characterisation of the Triumph-like President like an intelligent figure, competent. I guess in fiction ossia the possible combination ...

Top Customer Reviews: Devotion: An Epic ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
4 / 5
Rid adds! Very interesting! Enough the history. I have bought some other books for Adam Makos, is utmost.
4 / 5
Too much HISTORY lateralmente STUFFS THAT it TENDS to BORE The READER REALLY QUICKLY
5 / 5
Wow! That the history. That the fellow true will do for another partner. Ossia The soyust read' history. And I consider this book to be another 'keeper.'
5 / 5
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4 / 5
Riveting.
5 / 5
Insightful, History with a human rear history. More a upside and a downside shared with a unvarnished truth. Painful to read, Still very a lot of uplifting to read like the main characters learn and grow by means of some incredible lessons a war do fault up. A must read for any concealed wants to know why subject of democracy. These helps of action to reserve some histories of a prize paid for that has gone before partorisca help ensure our liberties here in north Amsterdam and around a world.

Top Customer Reviews: By the Skin of My ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 30 ratings
5 / 5
I love it!! - A book has the look very a lot of his, impression and good measure! Some lives of Hake in my city and is still alive (91), and has signed a book partorisca me.

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4 / 5
Knows a Hake of author Downes (remarks an only L in Hake, no like this presented in an original discharge how was the typo - an of a lot of - Pen and Sword operates it scraped of editor this book).
In spite of the very interesting, ape, dramatic bed, all true. A must partorisca any the one who is the WWII.
5 / 5
All some ingredients and some, yes ossia the fascinating read and comes alive especially when you fulfil our American friends oh those unusual people are and - the one who a hell spent in a Mayflower on duty cannibal? The race starts of this lucky man in wartime but a bulk of discharges the different timescale of that of A Second world-wide War this helterskelter visits of a forties and fifties comprises a decadence ot a Merlin 60 serious engined fighting and then presents to an age of jet and Korea some history yes the damn read the well .
4 / 5
Thoroughly There Is enjoyed this book . It has comprised technician, historical, and political perspectives that marks one of a cup reads of mine ( quite ) the exhaustive library in airs warfare - an argues in a falling of a good atomic bomb compraventa so only some stops of book. It comprises a better debunking of a ' big wing' the still dipped theory advance without appealing the overstated harms. It has liked him the little more personal detail - without appealing the salacious trick, would have liked me to them know the little more roughly like this giving the lavish and expensive dinner to Cary the secretary of Grant has looked for to be ' an of my better investments ' the few more personal adventures woud there is sweetened a technical detail to the majority of human whole.
5 / 5
An interesting law to aim active service of a view of the wingman more than one of some aces. This in spite of the small to a lot of some technical details of the aircraft flown by an author. Some judicious modifying for an expert of aviation to give the most general idea of an aircraft would improve a book thinks. Also some details of his hours in an aircraft of fight could be more interesting with his row during his service.
4 / 5
The brilliant bed and a lot informative. Has the data has thought that adds to some chances that has affected his actions
5 / 5
An author resupplies the a lot readable and interesting history of his experiences like the pilot of fighter during a period when aviation transitioned of propeller-driven the jet-propelled aircraft. His evaluations of characteristics of comparative drawing and the action among an aircraft of main fighter is fascinating. Also it has to that ideas to interest to some people, the motivations and the politics involved in some armed conflicts of one was. It is the a lot of enjoyable and informative book.
4 / 5
A very detailed book. The attention of an Author the technical information, tactical, the descriptions of a diverse aircraft has flown and his observation and opinions of his men of the fellow service and the women was unbelieveable
in that has to do fault with a RAF and USAF in both piston and aircraft of jets his descriptive comparisons of a two organisation of Service, the protocols and the operative procedures was a lot of interesting
has found an intense detail in a book the little dipped so that it has not been that have expected but an author is to be fill for a way has written his book
4 / 5
Well writes interlaced with fact of humour and episode that maintains a reader has involved, amused and has interested. Well value a compraventa and read.
4 / 5
A glorious pilot with more than nine bolt his flight of the service could not be achieved in today of career of flight of the service
4 / 5
Calm take you behind to some heroic days partorisca fly in WW2 and then on to a Korean campaign.
Brave men those who has been the war partorisca his country.
5 / 5
A very interesting history peel (noticeably literary) British drive the one who has flown fighters of both American frames and British in WW2 and Korea and then remained on partorisca experience a race partorisca surface fighters of jet with his mates of both nations. There is abundance of dangerous and thrilling missions, comprising realistic visualisations of one NATO-inspired culture among fight aircrew of a cold War. Hake of author Downes has done well to comprise the a lot of in rodeo HOTAS description of all one the majority of the world-wide famous piston that interest and fighters of jet of one 1944-1966 that has flown (the Mustang, Spitfire,
F-86, Hunter for example), in the tongue that averts technicalities. That have found besides lovely (because of his solid facts and idea) was an author embedded sidebars in world-wide crises of entities of entities that his generation experienced during some years that has turned this book: one strategic bombing campaign, some nuclear strikes on Giappone, a Korean War, a War of Vietnam, a Crisis of Sweat and one 1967 Arab-Israeli Israeli/war. Buy this desire of book has the very interesting and smoothly writing of RAF-USAF pilot fighter-book in your shelf.
4 / 5
One adds informative read, written of one of one the majority of has experienced the airmen of his times has flown a lot of types of soldate and aircraft of civilian, this has comprised so only and fines engined, piston and jet propelled, both in sound of war and peacetime. Thoroughly I Have enjoyed a simple still highly in detail descriptive interesting of his exploits , an aircraft that has flown.
4 / 5
This book contains some better descriptions that was it likes to in fact fly this historical aircraft that there is not reading never. A comparison among spitfire and mustang is especially fascinating. It is the modest, self effacing account, some separates last that treat a transition of RAF the aircraft of jet that is like this fascinating like section of time of the war. Besides, Hake Downes has to that it has been an exceptional pilot to estimate duties to control a lot afterwards achieve his wings, this in spite of exasperated a need to control at the same time.

Has begun to read this class of memoir that follows a death of my uncle, the ww2 pilot bomber. Have has wanted the knowledge more roughly that it had done it and to the equal that had lived that is to be prepare to spend on in his lifetime. Hake Downes' The book is a better of an a lot of I have like this remote bed.
5 / 5
Like-you the autobiographies for warriors then ossia the must esanuncio'. His like this as well as it can take. Been born A right time to experience cloth & of forest to supersonic. His a lot so much the book in aeroplane daring- he so that it is the book roughly, timing, skill, regime, and casualidad. It was fascinated for his comparison of British vs creation of American and his fighter in leader of war to struggle estaca of British jet. There is the plot to learn in this book. Like an example, explains reason the sabre is was able the sneak on a the MiG 15 row in spite of a fact that a MiG has had the canopy of bubble... To to The Material likes concealed.
5 / 5
This book takes a reader of 15 year of the days of young man escoles thru his remove. It covers Moths of Tiger in coaching to to the supersonic fighter jets likes him to him the progress of author in his career. A good bed for the technician oriented as well as some allocutions of author a lot of technical subjects in the a lot readable way that the majority folks does not think roughly. I have wanted to it loved/ it That.
5 / 5
Like read the books where the pilots describe his experiences. This a has not failed me, is full of histories of interesting war and takes an atmosphere that was it like to be the pilot of fighter. Well recommended!
4 / 5
Thinks that ossia a better book there is not reading never.
An experience of an author thru WW2, Korea, Spitfires, Mustangs, early jet.
Absolutely spellbinding will not be disappointed.
4 / 5
Yes enjoys a fashion to write of a Brits, then will want this memoir. A fascinating glimpse the slope of British aviation and with which WWII and the travesía of a man by means of this era. Good humour , dry and some sobering accounts that spends the title of a book the house.
4 / 5
A lot insigtful view of his career of flight and good decriptions of plans and his god and bad charistics in that has flown it. This man has flown in a lot of conflicts and sufvive many times for a skin of his teeth, very very read.
4 / 5
Written in the a lot of of a cuff way with hardly of interaction very directed with another person, this very detailed account of a career of amazing flight is reading very good. It is not one that you can not dip down this in spite of the a lot of informative and so only in his depth of experiences.
5 / 5
Is an entertaining read yes is interested in an evolution of aircraft of fight and a formation of aircrew.
4 / 5
Excellent history without taking sides. It looks factual and first of legislation.
5 / 5
Writing a lot well, has loved some details on all an aircraft he little.
4 / 5
Good history, no the plot of action but the fashion and the experiences of the writer have interested
5 / 5
has thought this book like better of all an air warfare that has read. An author has said that it likes him to him was it.
4 / 5
I do not have very thought is, too many technical comparisons go in aircraft and any quite personal experience. A lot of some comparisons of aircraft a half person would not comprise and some of him has been so only in for pages the time. The bit partorisca disappoint.
5 / 5
The book was more than the technical history that memoirs. The author looked to be more interested to describe his class in British society that leaving a reader enjoys his experiences. It would have enjoyed reading in real flight that on some differences among a P51 and a more advanced jet aircraft.
5 / 5
Too Descriptive considering model and development of engine,would have liked me read more regarding dogfighting procedures
4 / 5
a lot well to a lot of detail in a differernt quite personal liked to have had more flying experiences and no like this details grupal..

Top Customer Reviews: Give Me Tomorrow: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 46 ratings
5 / 5
I think that few people today know a lot in a war in Korea, not even American, the one who has contributed one the majority of number of the soldate and the resources to some forces of UN focused that has struggled a N Korean and Chinese attack in S Korea. Ossia The chimney wrenching account of witness of the eye of some sufferings, but also bravery, like visas by means of some eyes of a soldato of American of marine control. I have visited S Korea recently, and there is @@give does not have very known in this war, and by means of this book I now have the new perspective is. And help understan, at least partorisca try and comprise, a tension that is still there, today, goes in North and Korea of Of the sud.
4 / 5
Give me Tomorrow has said a history of George Impresa very brave and his actions in some premiers few months of a Korean War. There is a lot quotes men those who has lived by means of him. It can be graphic and the small confusing in time, but ossia so only like the war is. I am concerned by the a lot of glaring the error approaches a start of a Kindle version. It says Pearl the port has been attacked on JUNE 7, 1941. This error me confidence all other details given in a book the little less. I recommend to read the to adults and of the oldest adolescents those who are interested in a Korean War.
4 / 5
Thoroughly There Is enjoyed this book. I have a lot of bed, a lot of books in WW2 but so only the scant little in a Korean War (the Coldest winter, Last Stand of Company of Fox). Some men of a Korean War have faced his own terrible hardships, has won intimidating odds, struggled with old crew - this in spite of like this persevered. This book - together with the Coldest winter and Last Stand of Company of Fox - give the reader the true sense of an endeavour and fact of sacrifice for a Korean War vets. A Generation more order him is not existed so only some years 1941-45.
A complaint - punctual in a book informs in June 7, 1941 likes date of an attack in Pearl Port. Early afterwards it informs to 5th Distribution of Infantry of Marino in Guadalcanal. Obviously a date of an attack in Pearl the port was Dec 7, any Jun 7. Ossia In better the terrible type - in worse the enormous loses. A 5th Distribution of Marino has not entered battle until Iwo Jima. I owe that think that that an author has informed to a 5th Regiment of Infantry of Marino in Guadalcanal. A rest of a book overshadowed these two obvious errors, but marvel me still in a quality of one modifying.
4 / 5
Give me Tomorrow is a history of epic of Marino of EUA of George Intrapreso that struggles some Chinese and North Koreans in a Chosin Reservoir that is in North Korea today. A history is said by means of some eyes of the little of some marine and some jumps of action of a page in a reader of a first page. It had read other accounts of this fight in a Frozen Chosin before but this one east one a concealed to touch me a plus. I give Tomorrow it has more details of a famed retreat by means of Hagaru, as one reconstructing of an only bridge to and out of a Chosin Reservoir, which a Chinese had blown until trying cheat some marine, to a port of Wonson and some ships of troop to expect there for some marine. I have found at all in this history to disturb. I am daunted.
5 / 5
Ossia A history of George Intrapreso of 1.os Marino. Some Marine of WW11 is not that MacArthur has taken, was calm mostly assume young of a heartland of some the EUA. Felizmente Has had the little WW!! vets The one who was his 1st Seargeants and Agents. It says a history of his camp of formation has limited Pendleton before they have been shipped to Giappone and then the Inchon for an invasion in Seven. Of 1950. Some assumes said in a way to a beach in Inchon, ? As it Uploads this M 1 rifle. His formation was mostly state running up and down hills. Some books goes on down him half of a Inchon invastion and one taking of Seoul and then when be transported by ships until Wonsan where is trace a street the Hamhung and then on a Street of Main Service that has taken some of them all a way to Hagaru-has laughed. His long fight has retreated down a street of service the Hungnam is a travesía heroic.
4 / 5
Ossia A history of Marino that struggle out of a cheat dipped for a Chinese in a reservoir Chosen. It says a history of the marine real that struggle and dying in horrific ways down freezing time. It is surprising that any of them has survived. It is it wins it his formation and his faith in the each one another and his leaders. It is the history said in a level of earth of a perspective of a grunts, no his commanders. 'Give me tomorrow' was also my mote when do fault like Marino Corp platoon commander to Vietnam. Semper fi, Marino
4 / 5
This pound gave the fresh new perspective in the @@@subject that has studied in breakout of a 1st Distribution of Marino of a Chosin Reservour in North Korea. 1950, Two first years of my birth. I graduated Camp to Kick it 26 November, 1970 twenty years to a day that a Battle has begun. Ours commanding Gereral was Brigadier General John Mc Laughlin the one who was that it Imports he in 'hellfire fence'

A good bed, but an end was the little rushed. Each Marine Company deserves the book. Ossia Like the legends are a saying and he counting again of a value and grit concealed can be found in any Marine unit.

'GIVE ME TOMORROW' has said a history of George Cmpany well.

Semper Fi'. Sgt. Drury D.J.C.
5 / 5
Has read the plot of histories of units, and this returns well to a gender. It is certainly any one the book adds. The majority of a substance has come from/interview come from with some veterans, but has not been situated to the context and calm has question that follows a history. He often skips of a venue to another without any transition. The questions have come, thinks, of the really lousy action for an editor(s). It gives Boss The press would owe that be embarrassed of them.
5 / 5
My father, Arthur Harrell Roberts is one of George Bloody Chosin Little. They are lucky to know a lot these brave veterans personally. As his rows result thinner with each passing day, the even more appreciated result the Pat O'Donnell to say his history. They are in his late 80s now, but in this book is 19 again.

Want to more first hand-held accounts, Canal of clock of documentary of American Heroes Against All Odds - George Bloody. Still after looking it dozens of time, can a lot of he any never he by means of with dry eyes.
5 / 5
Korea is defiantly Amsterdam is forgotten war , but this book aims that some men in Korea have struggled each one has bitten like hard and has suffered each one has bitten so as the soldate have in another war. Based in Marino of the battle of George undertaken with a Chinese in a Chosin basin, ossia the real history of an American hero is the one who , facing overwhelming odds, has struggled there paralizaciones of way to succour the distribution of Marino and then struggled there the way has retreated was! Battling 10-1 odds and sub temperatures of zeros, reasons this has not been done to the film already is an insult to the each man the one who has struggled in Korea. Ossia Possibly one the majority of courageous and the on looked battle in American history! READ L!
5 / 5
Ossia A thrilling, involving history partorisca add bravery and value in a face of overwhelming odds and a likelihood of savage defeated. Felizmente, a heroic stand of George Intrapreso, Tercero Battalion, Marine Premiers during a Chosin Resevoir the campaign overwhelms some significant defects in a work. There is, for example, considerable hyperbole. It is very unlikely concealed 'A result of a hanged war in a saldó in Hagaru-laughed like state of author. And like this of entity like the actions of some Marine were in Chosin, does not have any need the airbrush out of a accomplishments other units totally. For example, a map on page 22 purporting partorisca aim a 'Limit for advanced of UN' negligence some whole movements of a 7th Distribution of EUA as it has achieved a Yalu River in Hyesanjin, and a ROK I Body has directed of a Korean of Main Distribution Of the sud that has done it almost all a way to a Soviet flange, that takes a city of Ch'ongjin and a ROK 3rd Distribution that has occupied Hapsu.
This has said, O'Donnell takes a for real heroic stand of a Company of George of Marino that has anchored a 1st Distribution of Marine stand in Hagaru-laughed to leave a rest of a distribution, as well as rests of a 7th Distribution of Army and some the Marine Real controls British, the coalesce in Hagaru and struggle his way out of a Chinese cheat in a Chosin Reservoir the Koto-laughed and behind down a Street of Main supplying along (MSR) so only had travelled recently north in another direction; the one of truth that the modern surprises Anabasis. George the course Undertaken has format even of a rear guard in a critic Funchilin Spend like the column has moved to a port of Hungnam. Marine disciplines, devotion to his comrades and a mission enabled them to have sucedidos where the smallest units would have been won and has dried was.
Less very known that the actions of George Intrapreso during a Chosin the campaign is a fact that on two years later, in an a lot of well of some hostilities, some Chineses another time threatened to destroy George Intrapreso, this time in a battle of Boulder City during some last days of a war that has finalised on July 27, 1953. Again, George the company Undertaken resisted, but in the enormous prize, losing on three neighbourhoods his men. A 'last full measure' of George Intrapreso and some the USA 1st Marine Distribution had been given - for this war at least.
4 / 5
Very true and descriptive when being the Korean vet I, infact IMHO alittle to descriptive regarding wounds that some soldate have received during this conflict, am sure an audience is not interested to listen that @subject is exited of a backside of a mans the boss when shot for the Chinese infantryman, any need to describe gory details ..Otherwise Likes has declared well to just book in the company to struggle
5 / 5
has bought this for my edges, a honorably Marin has downloaded. We live the long ways out of the each one another, as I have not seen has opened the, but, after the bed, has called to say 'thank you' again. It has known roughly a lot he but some was new and has quotes additional recognition so that half to spend a EGA.
You can not touch magnitude without him touching you behind.
4 / 5
I previously read a book that considers 'George Bloody'.....Well fact. This book has added to a history and was a lot of value a prize.

Some forces of Marine for some advertising hound McArthur and his consultor in Korea the General almond has given commanded to the General Marino fantastic Or Smith the one who slightly disobeyed commanded and has saved like this a 1st Marine Distribution in that has given to Join them LITTLE CASUALIDAD of extricating of some Chinese Communist forces arrayed against him.

Has to that be a history more orders the Military arms there is not reading never! They have not been supposed to survive but has DONE! Miraculous; The calm book can not dip down
5 / 5
to struggle in any war is horrific, but an army of EUA, Marino and Army, has been sent to a fight of a Korean war in of the terrible conditions. They were outnumbered for around 9 to 1 for some Chinese and North Koreans, some Marine (and army) has had old arms, old uniforms that has not been drawn for use in a ultra cold 20 to 30 down zero times (gel and snow), an intelligence milite has been had any idea that the vast numbers of Chineses have moved to plant around the at night, his supply lines were too long, too unprotected, and many of some men have been sent to struggle without evey a profit of formation of basic fight! Felizmente There was roughly strong NCOs and agents, felizmente these were men those who has believe in first country, and felizmente has had the few things that goes in a favour of some troops of United Nations.
Ossia The book adds , and light of launches in a fight of Korean war, something I never listened a lot roughly of vets while it has grown on, although has known bookmarks/marcadors of WWII veteran, can agree so only a veteran of Korean war has known that would speak in a war. This full pound voids, and tip the one who these young men have given on, for me, for you and for a rest of a country. All has given some, some have given everything.
4 / 5
Has read a lot of reservation on some Marine in sound of Korean war, but this book for far is a better. A related by an author is moving and humbling. Some histories relates in some freezing temperatures of Korea on thinks thesis the one who special the marine era. Pound very written and organised in the logical order. Thank you
4 / 5
Thoroughly there is enjoyed this book. Or' Donnell Is an excellent writer of military history, and Give me tomorrow is any exception. This in spite of, there is a glaring error in this book that can not be spent for big. In a section of pictures of this book, has the caption for the soldato that 'won a Medal of Honour'. For the writer of O'Donnell' pedigree, ossia the quite egregious error . I doubt that this soldato felt like 'won' anything, quotes the one who a level is to win an honour a data of big plus for our army. A pertinent terminology is ' has been attributed a Medal of Honour'. Ossia A reason esatta reason have fallen an indication of this book of 5 stars to 4 stars. Excellent book in general, but errors like those simply can not be spent for big.
5 / 5
Have a pleasure to know some edges of Sgt Fred Garcia. Before there is @@give that Garcia was one of a Frozen Elected, has had an interest in this battle. I have loved to express my admiration for Marino.
Now, to the left go to a book. On some last ten years, many some historians have been read and revised by this author. Of all some histories, ossia one the majority of intense and personable of everything. An author the very good work to take everything of some Oral histories and writing how was a real participant with George Intrapreso in Korea.
Any with any class of interest in a Korean War, has to read this book. Calm will avert you with the feeling of your own participation.
4 / 5
An account of a american unit and would have to that be considered like such. Well researched, but writing of the pov that finally leaves alot to be wished. There have it also some repetitive sections that begs a question is bad modified, or that is to do intentionaly to glorify sure appearances. A good mate to any any one comprises some hearts and of the alcohols of the marine in a Korean war, but finally an author is not able the distance he properly of his subjects to resupply the account balanced of a hsrrowing experiences of George undertaken
5 / 5
has not Been the connoisseur of a conflict of Korean War until I have read this book. Enlightening, impactful And would have to that be reading required in history of institute that will not spend never.
5 / 5
'Give me tomorrow' is one of my favourite books. I have after known the swimming in a Korean War until I have read this history of epic. The difference of traditional histories, this law in the a lot cinematic way and house around the group of core of Marino. A book is an amazing history of survival and true value. These men have struggled in the temperatures that approximation 40 down zero, any feed and against odds in 20 or more to some--amazing! Some men of George Intrapreso and a 'Frozen Chosen' is all the true heroes. If it wants to comprise a Forgotten Ware has read this book!!
4 / 5
Could not dip a book down, and read the in the period of two days. Some houses of this book are some actions of Company of G, 3rd Bn, 1.os Marino in November and December 1950, but an author the good work partorisca explain some actions that directed until a Chosin the campaign and that follows on afterwards. I seat that for any no familiarised with a subject, this book would resupply sufficient backdrop to educate a reader in a subject without being too burdensome.
5 / 5
Ive Has read a lot of books of war with the majority to be WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Impressed with an ease of bed writes way these offers of book. Im The slow reader but could not dip this a down. Like this appreciated for some veterans.
4 / 5
A detail was excellent. A reader takes to know the plot of Marino has involved. His history is said in the way in that can it to it visualise all that spends
5 / 5
A Korean War can be been a the majority of violent man for conflict of man for some the EUA of a Civil War. In 2 1/2 years of pitched battles 37,000 killed, 90,000 there is wounded; the majority of them horribly like this. Many to another likes of those in George Intrapreso has not admitted harm until they have required an ICU. Perhaps 4,000,000 civilians were murdered or wounded (both sides) outrage 2,000,000 soldate killed or there is wounded. This was the war where each weapon was uploaded and has shot like this quickly like this possible almost 24/7. It is almost impossible to picture.

This reserves done the fine work reason recognises that the battles and the finally gone back wars in bravery, units, devotion and discipline of some troops. They require to be coached and to regulate and tactical of transmission in a field. G 3/1 is the example adds of the unit with all these virtues and those who have given all have had. It is that it interests it has read. A Chosin Reservoir Breakout is one of a More adds them achieved and the majority of battles of epic in EUA military History. Some troops are surrounded and outnumber 10:1 or more. It is a winter a cold plus in history (-60 F in some signals!). In an of some terrains some rough plus of rocky mountains empinadas and far far of house. It is the remarkable history that does not have to that it has taken 60 years to write. My hat is was to Patrick O'Donnell to write it and to some survivors that the time has spent clearly recounting he for him.

That thinks has been missing of era the one of fund or build until connecting more to some men or a war. David Halberstam is 'A Winter A Cold plus' writes both gripping narrative of scene of the battle and evokes outrage in a questionable leadership of MacArthur, one leaving of X Body of one 8th Army and a date of Ned Almond to run X Body that comprises a Inchon landing. Has thinks that that this book could be more reflective state roughly yes or no a Inchon the landing has been required (Gene Wheeler with half his troops now in Inchon was still able to break out of Pusan). MacArthur Has not prepared some troops for war of winter and his intelligence in of the movements of Chinese troop was any ghastly or has ignored simply.

Like this against such lacking a success of George Intrapreso, some Marine and an operation of EUA learns even more has surprised. With the bit of critical analysis of a potential quagmire has created of the weakness in a cup thinks that this book would have connected so only bit it better.
4 / 5
Any the one who is interested in a Chosin Reservoir, during a Korean War, especially George Intrapreso 3rd Battalion will love this book. My grandfather was in G31 and has spoken to some of some living men of G31 and the plot of them were interviewed in fact thus book. This book is one the majority of attentive and interesting book can find in a Chosin Reservoir. Absolutely I recommend it to any any one knows a mindset or so only a history that has spent.

Also highly recommends a documentary in a Chosin the reservoir has called Chosin. It is an only available documentary and absolutely is in amazing.
4 / 5
Amazing history. I am daunted of Marino and his value, sacrifice, and tenacity. This book is the must has read. I admit that I have little known in a Korean War (aka A War Forgotten) first to read this book. Ossia A concrete reason has bought this book - to learn in a Korean War. We require to agree and not forgetting some lessons learnt and in that the big cost.
5 / 5
In spite of horrible and a lot of time outnumbered, some Marine and the pilots save American army of total defeat.
4 / 5
Ossia Simply an incredible book, and anything writes can any justice to this book or a history of 1st MarDiv in Chosin. All the world would owe that read this book. Having quite each book there is poured in a Chosin campaign, this rids easily access among a greats.
5 / 5
Was the boy that grows up in Cleveland, Ohio in a prompt 50s when like the schoolboy that grows up in a Westside of a known zone to all Clevelanders like West Park when it is conscious result of the brutal war that is struggled in Korea is result intrigued with this war and read roughly in detail adds. I have read a memoirs of Matthew Ridgeway and some explodes that Generals MacArthur and Harry S. Truman Determines some strategies of a Korean War.
To the long of a way has learnt of some exploits of some Marine in a Eastside of North Korea of X Body and his heroic stand in a battle of a Chosin Reservoir. A term of an Elected Frozen persists on in of the terms of American military history heroic.
Enters some writings of Patrick K. O'Donnell says a history of George Intrapreso that litigate like the quite ragtag unit of a Body Marino down some auspices of a 1st Marine Distribution. A lot this hire has believed any included has basic formation! O'Donnell says that some the EUA has not been prepared to struggle this war. In fact it declares that Truman and his administration are not never poised state for this attack. His look of observations of the mine to be a lot of accusatory. Like the student of history takes umbrage to these indictments. Truman This times tried to solve some questions of a cold War in Europe that use his resources with a Truman Paving and an implementation of Marshall Paving to prevent a propagation of Communism in Europe. For this Stalin in his sensatez the infinite has created a plan to use Chinese to persuade North Korea to create the macizo diversion invade Korea of Of the sud to distract some the EUA to struggle some forces of harm in Asia Of the sud.
For this this ragtag organisation under a mandate of General MacArthur tried to resist an attack with Smith by force of the Task in a Pusan Perimeter. It was to arrive to this point where a 1st Marine Distribution and our heroes of George Intrapreso enter a picture. With a Pusan the perimeter that hangs for the edge, MacArthur exposed his last strategic manoeuvre sum having an earth of Marino in a Inchon port that the yard was all some logistical supplies to some troops that struggle in a Pusan zone. George Intrapreso there died and struggling to obtain a goodness.
Once this has been George has fulfilled Undertaken and some 1.os Marine has been shipped North in Korea where like this the part of X Body is come from North in a tentativa to destroy all the rests of a North Korean Army. Because of MacArthur hubris and the lack of Company of George of true intelligence has been faced with the Chinese troops that attacks them like this his traversed a travesía dangerous down a street to Hagaru-has laughed that it has represented it the hell further imagines in a landscape of arctic winter, which has presented the deathtrap a lot so only of fight but of physicist endurance in the phase of severe winter.
In Haguru-laughed sees George Intrapreso stave of some massive bands of attacks of Chinese Army with some sounds of bugles and whistles in the humans of the wave attacks in that a Chinese have resisted the 20 to 1 superiority in of the numbers. Like this incredible to the equal that touches to some members of George Intrapreso taking and comes from to the sud in his attack to retreat the Hungnam. Of a battle of Collina Of is in Hagaru-laughed to his travesías George to the sud Undertook has suffered massively casualties together with heroic do that it has obtained multiple Medals of Honour and a proud accomplishment to have sucedido in the mission of the unit that later continued to struggle a fight. This fight would continue until an end of hostility in 1953!! Rid adds, although that annoying in time in his prose, has loved a history and a perseverance of Marino!! When being a Veteran of Vietnam of old army creates my big glass in toasting to these veterans of fight!!!!
4 / 5
I add and captivating history! Amazing and mental value toughness!,
4 / 5
Well the perspective read , different of an elected... Any the one who has read in a reservoir chosen knows a history of vixen has sawed. In Toktong is the external history has sawed. With a task equally of entity partorisca resist the piece key of earth. Also it gives details of the formation of a company, landing in Inchon and a walk on a Penninsula. ... I recommend it highly
5 / 5
My in fact read husband this of the mine Kindle. It loved it absolutely. Amazing history in a Korean War.
4 / 5
The piece written well in the war that was DAYS partorisca be defeated, & as Truman has done all a horror & of Butcher is paid partorisca to to alone Korea all the paralización nought. He snached victory of some jaws de León of EUA, well a last week.
5 / 5
Any doubt concealed one solves the marine of United States would have to read 'Give me Tomorrow'. Of all some reservation that has read in a Chosin battles of Reservoir, this one goes to a cup of a cast. Some first accounts of person, a depth and detail of some histories and the capacity to dip of an author a reader there in a cold, bloody battles he. Take this book, calm will not be disappointed.
5 / 5
Some say that this police action was so only is the golden view to a heart of an American warrior.
4 / 5
Exceptional history of brothers in arms and an alcohol of kinship of warfighters surviving all the obstacles
4 / 5
'That master?' 'So only give me morning.' We are on a book. Our winter soldered struggled, Chinese and our leaders milite all a same time. Chinese and brutal times have done this the very hard time. Too much Bolt have been squandered.
4 / 5
Applauds a bravery and sacrifice of George Intrapreso but ossia the mediocre book . 'A Last Stand of Company of Fox' is the very better reservation partorisca treat a @@subject @@@subject same. Also extracted the company of the marine that struggle against intimidating odds in a Chosin campaign of Reservoir and a subsequent fight partorisca succour a company. I have read that rids two times and probably read to again.
5 / 5
It was good writing , very researched, insightful, and gritty. My father-in-law was Marino medic in a Chosin campaign of Reservoir as well as in a Pacific in WWII and 'Give me Tomorrow' helped me partorisca comprise some that is spent stops. It has not been a same man after this experience. Thanks to Patrick O'Donnell partorisca give the voice to these veterans.
5 / 5
Any @@subject that often I delve to a lot of some first hand-held accounts excellent of some horrors of the available war today, am surprised still when an author and his work is able to impact me - and this reserves certainly that.
This rids is not partorisca a faint hearted - graphic but according to subject @of looks of descriptions in fact of the alive friends partorisca be snatched has gone by an andante dances, first right of his eyes, is facing and tragic - and if I never asked roughly that he 50 tread the dances can do to the human organism, then this book dipped directly.
An author adds another dimension his history partorisca take inside bosses of a combatants, in both sides, often detailing where some individual caused of, a school had gone to, or some friends had done - only to have his alive snuffed was for some horrendous battlefield harm.
A book is the tribute to a unbelievable heroism of some men those who struggled and died in a Korean War, that directs in some tests and tribulaciones of 'George Intrapreso'. A value showed to men of worlds like Zullo is besides comprehension to of any those who have not experienced that is to spend for, and is returning that an author of this quality has taken his one fulfilled partorisca count again his history forgotten.
5 / 5
Ossia An amazing recount of some first Marine commitments in a Korean War. I read it almost in a seating today. An alcohol Marino is very alive today and seat very lucky to have several Marine friends. It counts my veteran friends like better of friends.
5 / 5
This book has taken a Semper Fidelis appearance of Marino. Writing quite sincere . A lot of books in a Korean war. Ossia The a lot of one.
5 / 5
Are the history buff and ossia a book of the better fight there is not reading never. An author takes a word of a combatants and done the 'does not want to dip a book down' classifies of history out of his experience. It adds on action forward!!!!!!!!!
Was that well an author has covered a history because it was the member of G/3/1 and am mentioned in a book.
4 / 5
Excellent historical read, the be Body Marino, or Korean War. Ladies O'Donnell to good sure fact his duties.
5 / 5
Patrick Or'Donnel' the book is well, but has ordered to Give me Tomorrow while something more. I have read another Give Tomorrow when it was roughly 10-12 years in a 1950 is concealed has described a bitter winter, cruel where the trucks have had to be begun each two to three hours to maintain them ready and where the men have eaten his grain quickly before they have frozen. A book finalised with a main character that begs a rosary while when being medivaced ( the fact or no?) This was the better book to the equal that has recognised and honored some incredible sacrifices of Marine in some Frozen Chosin some 6or the earliest years when Amsterdam to a large extent has ignored his contributi the liberty. O'Donnell would owe that it has chosen another title.

Top Customer Reviews: Korean War: A ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 47 ratings
4 / 5
It is the brief look in a Korean war. An anonymous author has done a deception in not mentioning a fact that a Soviet Union has abstained partorisca vote in a joint of security of the UN. It looks an author has looked for to present the perspective balanced among some two sides in sound of war. They are critical of this reason a communist government the North Korean has begun a war and some the EUA and UN has helped one of the sud. Today one of the sud is far more thriving that one north and have a lot of rights and of the liberties. Ossia The totally biased statement ; a comunist the system is not never able state to direct the economy that can feed on all the world is table .
4 / 5
Founds this the book adds to begins wants to follow up in detail more adds chances of a Korean conflict.
4 / 5
A Korean war represents the failure adds in humanity like this often seen when increase of brutal dictatorships to be able to.
Russia And Cina have aimed consistently on some years that loves to extend his communist ideologies in any one cost which is reason both of these esuper the powers have massively when be armed and spend of disproportionate sound in of the arms.
Korea was and is still the labourer in this fight of power among ideologies.
Unfortunately for a vast majority of north Koreans is still @@@subject to the tyrannical leadership.
5 / 5
There does not look to be a lot easily accessible works in a Korean War at present available to a general audience. Ossia An introductory and has balanced correctiva without any tentativa partorisca whitewash any side, with illuminating commentaries on Truman and MacArthur. It is big time has been more written in this war and his consequences and the data of planned honour to his veteran and surviving. A tentativa excellent.
4 / 5
More the leaflet that the book but down the pound to buy the chair has been educated partorisca take when being tight and purchase pertinent books from now on.
4 / 5
Any value of the money that buys a paperback for all his 50+ pages... Wished had verified them a Kindle version in the first place, my bad.
5 / 5
This book has contained the plot of useful information in an easy to read formed
5 / 5
Another good ebook for hourly history in a Korean War. A war lasted partorisca almost three years and of results in of the atrocities by means of a peninsula. In an end was capitalism that there is prevailed against communism.
4 / 5
Excellent and concise. It explains in of the simple terms the war that few people know like this has caused it and as it has developed, but that remains a subject of entity because North Korea is still the latent threat to a western world.
5 / 5
Fast and easy book that gives an overview of a Korean War. Interesting to learn in a dynamics that has spent North vs war Of the sud and to the equal that has developed with Amsterdam and Cina. Suggested!
5 / 5
Of fast form and envolvente, you the facts have related gives a perspective of good gives War and of his courses.
Recommends.
4 / 5
The interesting book touches a war that looks Only remote.
5 / 5
Has found this very useful reservation to fill in my background knowledge
of a Korean War. Informative an interesting bed.
4 / 5
AGREES to READ The NATIONAL PAPERS WHILST The WAR WAS ON WHEN it has FINALISED the PERSON BUT MILES had DIED
5 / 5
there is enjoyed law one and-reserve Korean War: A History Of an extreme to the another. This and-the book resupplies in an hour to read to brief synopsis roughly Korea in general and a Korean War. I have read other books in a Korean War that has resupplied much more the detail but concealed is not a point with this book. A point of this book is to resupply one with the glimpse of both to Korea and a Korean War; after, a reader has an option of any reading there is detailed more books or be satisfied with a knowledge has obtained. It Likes him a Hourly of books of History.
4 / 5
This gives the good overview of some surrounding chances and world-wide situation, but too much little in a war he. Different the majority of works in a Korean War, has any mention of a resolution of UN that authorises use by force, virtually any one mentions other partners of UN (another that some Koreans Of the sud) and relatively little in a war he, particularly with which 1951. If any calm already know on some chances in a battlefield, would not learn him here. Diverse annoying factual errors that an editor would owe that it has taken: habladurías of the armistice of the claims has begun in July 1953, when they have finalised in June 1953; claims more struggling with which 1951 was among EUA and Chinese forces, with small participation for Korea of Of the sud, when in fact some the Koreans Of the sud have touched the function of entity during a war, etc. If calm so only love the general overview of some chances that surrounds a war, ossia well, but is looking to learn more in a war he, this is not for you.
4 / 5
My multiple of recognition of the Father in a Korean War like quell'Naval Airman. This book helped the together piece he timeline of some locations and purposes of his a lot of visits of @@@Portaaviones there. Some authors have mentioned an importance of a War of Air. This in spite of, can give some an impression there was any response of air of the enemy. Perhaps very a lot, but it has had to that very Russian sure MIGS with a lot well has coached pilot in Korea. Also, the recognition has deserved well has been given to a Force of Air of them the EUA. Some the EUA Naval Airmen that no only sustained our forces of earth, has directed brilliantly air strikes in Chineses and of the North Korean supply lines. They would owe that the be be mention. I can not say quite a lot of good things in a Hourly serious of book of the History. I have promoted my friends to explode it. Thank you So much for such concise, and attentive reading in such the wide spectre of historical subjects.
5 / 5
Once again, Hourly the history has have sucedido in creating the book that educates a reader in a @@subject elected, and fulfils this less than an hour. This offering in a Korean War begins with the fast overview of some last two thousands years. The Japanese subjugation finalised in 1945, and some two governments of Of the one of the north and Korea of Of the sud has been established. A cold War among one East and West resupplied one background and push for another war to start with, although some powers of the precaution of entity has exerted, as any one has wished to cause another world-wide war like this shortly after a last a.

Ossia An educational bed, leaving a to obtain enough knowledge to comprise reason a past war and that spent during some years of war. It is written in an easy to read way, still contains quite a lot of facts to have validities like the book of short history. Four stars.
4 / 5
Creates can any never abandon a studio of history. Easy and brief histories in the @@subject so only spend chance of some pasts to any with the bit of time and curiosity. Of course such has abridged the accounts can leave a reader fallido with lack of mine ossia a whole point --to promote investigation of some details to read further and a reason gives this 4 stars. 'Histories of some hours' is s creates sum, for firmly think that some lessons of some pasts steer at least uncertain future.
5 / 5
While while my hard copy to arrive, I so only read the on Kindle. They are the USMC veteran. I have to do fault like a leader of crew of the infantry a last half of 1951 by means of cradle of 1952. I think that that this book is the good bed for all the world-wide right now. It would expect that our president would do like this before it takes personally involved in a dialogue and negotiation. For another Korean War Vets, could discover a lot that calm has not known roughly even when being there for a fight. They are also the defender of a book 'A Winter A Cold plus.' I suggest this book (Korean War) be read in the first place the more appreciate a 'Winter a Cold plus. A last goes to details more interesting.
If any of a rest 'Korean Vets' read this, left to good sure promote you to try a Kindle sure. Seating in your comfortable chair with your laptop will do it such easy reading! Another suggestion.. It tries to take to a discussion with everything east is going maintaining still. I know the majority of us have not spoken roughly the when we are to come house . Sometimes, when doing so much, felt like the people have not been interested and so only touched like the 'blowhard.' Say your grandkids likes felt with 20 terracings down zero at night while when being in the hole of fox in shows. Action quite a lot of harder experiences on some horrors of war that is not of the glorious experiences. And say them the one who real buddies is likes for real fellow. Also left his know that a PTSD listens roughly with everything of ours veteran new that come the house is real and can last box an east in his 80s. Search to learn roughly war of those today those who have had to suffer spiegamenti MULTIPLE. The majority of will say you to us that would not want to go the another experiences like this, but never remorse (in spite of a afterthoughts) that we are proud and appreciated to have had an experience. Good reading!
4 / 5
This was to surround it short of a Korean War, which was a lot of informative. Had some minor subjects that has had with a book. First of all I read it always it was Sygnman Rhee any Rhee Sygnman and could be wrong in that. Then an author mentions of in several massacres that has been done by some forces of Korea of Of the sud. He still done any one mentions the atrocities committed for one North. But one @subjects one the big plus was had any one mentions Marino in Chosin Reservoir and his stand against some Chinese troops Is was the campaign of entity. It would have liked him more than information in some massacres sited. Less badly read loves me look more deeply in some chances
5 / 5
Explains a lot well the reasons of the disaster of North Korea and instead the big development of Korea of Of the sud: the Communism. They die of it wins in the one of the north, any elections of hay, any democracy of hay any human legislations of hay. While in the lives Of the sud an open economy, progress, big level of life, democracy, human legislations. Korea of Of the sud is an example by other countries (likes mine, Uruguay) that it can exit he of the underdevelopment. Big companies that all know like Samsung, LG, Kia, Hyundai edges some examples of until where has arrived Korea of Of the sud in spite of the 'dread' capitalism. Instead to the north communist diet there is sumido L the population in the poverty, wins it, the destitution. In the streets Any see automobiles, so only some bicycles and people the cake.
4 / 5
WELL, so it has had 21 nations down some United Nations in a Korean war - but there is any mention in this book of the participation of Australia - some 17,000 Australian sailors, the soldate and the airmen have to do fault in a Korean War. Australian casualties was 339 killed, 1,216 wounded and 29 prisoners of war.
Likes condensed in an hour is work : ossia an overview of still like this another war that has achieved absolutely at all averts of death and destruction. Some ejecucións/the executions for some Koreans Of the sud is hard to accept.
Another reviewers the point has underlined factual errors, but - as the brief overiew - gives the fast idea of a situation.
5 / 5
This was to surround it well that calls often 'A War Forgotten'. This book has given a lesson of interesting history of chance that was relatively recent this affects today world-wide . A book was good writing , and some the basic chances were a lot has explained. @I give that there is more to a Korean War that these coverages of book, but covers it well in the digest formed. It has helped to clear some appearances of a war for me, and informed describes that has not been conscious of. He piqued my interest to further learn in a war. It would recommend this quickly read like the good introduction to a subject @@@subject.
4 / 5
Enjoyable Surround a lot readable of a Korean War, his causes, politicians, conclusion and battles of entities. A good thing is can take the fast overview without taking bogged down in the plot of details. Ossia The good introduction that easily would head to to learn more in a war in another reading.
There is remarked that two sentences in a date that a Chinese has entered officially a war - October 1st and October 8th - is incompatible.
5 / 5
A book the work adds to dip a historical creation of a Korean peninsula, and describing a historical context and reasons to direct until a war. A war of tree of products of book with the wide paintbrush that excludes a gory details, although other books have read shows of the war was the brutal a when a Chinese has entered.
5 / 5
My father can be be involve a first year of a war. I know it quell'has suffered the rear harm and has been the house has sent. It is been born in 1952. To to The Dad no have liked him to him that speaks roughly WWII, has thought an use of nuclear weapons was the terrible thing
5 / 5
I am impressed enough with some facts have stored in this short history. I found it to answer a lot of question of the war that still impacts our lives today. It is really hard to decide the one who was corrected in a conflict of MacArthur and Truman. Pehaps Neither one was has had to that to listen to another .
4 / 5
A good fast history of a Korean war. Good description of a politician as well as some military appearances of a war. It would have benefited of the few maps to aim a location of battles keys. Any sure all some facts are corrected. For example, in a same page gives two different dates for when the Chineses 'officially' entered a war! Still, a book is the point of good start so that they love an overview.... Especially in light of current chances in N Korea.
5 / 5
The book adds in the war forgotten. In a second the level is a fight among Truman and MacArthur on the one who USA civilises international and a control of civilian of an army. All this takes place during Joseph McCarthy the hunting of Communist witch and like some the the USA will answer to a start of a cold war. It describes a sad state of some the USA are soldate of readiness, some it draw of USA militas down with which WW II, a possible dismissal of Marino Corp, All this takes place during the country that loves at all to do with war or an UN.
4 / 5
Has found this useful book resupplies idea to some causes of a Korean war. It would have been useful in a book has had the few maps to the signal was where these zones of the conflict has taken place but an interesting idea to a war never a less.
5 / 5
Was 10 years when a Korean war has broken was. I agree informative emissions in of the Korean battles, but has not comprised never a big picture. Thank you For summarizing a big picture and some chances keys and reasoning behind some decisions that has been done. He certainly underscores a need to maintain the strong army to defend against some aggressors. Had a lot to learn of a mistakesmistakes. Also it gives the graces for a historical fund.
5 / 5
Ossia One excellent rodeo particularly of a prehistorical deep of korea like the joined among a yellow sea and japan Precise mar. more than fund of troops of EUA that takes trapped near Choson Reservoir and a more cautious mandate of General Ridgeway. Also of the one who forget a MASH unit!!!
5 / 5
This book is to grieve the airman. It is the waste of money and time to included look in him! It thinks that that you are buying the book that the the history written of 'Start to Finalise' of a war but the prime minister that the studios of note could take place it together. It is like this thin grieves could say had something in a container.
5 / 5
An author the glorious work of succinctly explaining some differences among Truman is and MaCArthur philosophy of war. It has not treated some atrocities that existed in both sides in the way have balanced. Also, some subjects of POWs has not been directed. In general, I surround it a lot well of a Korean War.
4 / 5
Has read enough the little of a Hourly books of History and this one gives more detail that has a lot of bed before. There is the listed chronological of Korea and a war and has detailed biographies of some main players in an end. I have learnt the plot has known no in this war in just the few pages. Highly recommended.
4 / 5
The discussion adds in politician of war

And differences of entities among McCarther and President Truman on war and nuclear weapons as well as policemen to sustain his aims.
5 / 5
Ossia The a lot of-the description written and a lot concise of a Korean War. It is it perfects it wants to comprise in an hour or like cause of a war, a gist of a war, and some battle keys, more than spending the hours that read the complete history.
4 / 5
'As the Korean Vet a time a 'cease-fire' has been dipped in place, with one North a lot exactly in compliance,, has learnt a lot that would be necessary has it before dipping foot in this earth. A very new and clear picture of because it has been to send to this War that has to that have n never taken to, for ours :leaders' to Washington.
4 / 5
I CITIZENS would not owe that Forget that begins and that arrived all the wars. I have to do fault during a Korean Conflict and had forgotten the majority of that has taken place
5 / 5
This book is a lot informative and resupplies the comprehensible description of a Korean War. I have it enjoyed read the and recommend that another read it too much.
4 / 5
Ridiculous waste of money. Selective election of soyassacres' and the whole year of war has to that the left was. It can take an hour to read, but will not educate you on a war. This complex conflict apresamiento more than an hour the summarize or examine.
4 / 5
A good: Writing in the 7th reading of level of note and paste some high points of a war.
A bad: A bad author needs an editor. It was mostly factually attentive, but law like the senior institute has written he for a task. Inconsistent Punctuation, poor grammar, elections of poor word and sweeping the generalisations are some primary failures in a book.
4 / 5
This was the very interesting book for me to read, as I have had an uncle the one who has to do fault in this war when it was so only the young girl. An only disappointing thing was a number of grammatical errors, which has jumped went in of then was the technical editor in fact a lot of years. The , this in spite of, read more for this author for an information has resupplied.
5 / 5
I really liked like this the book there is stuck to a flesh of a war. It has given all a pertinent information and has to that the left was all a hubbub roughly like some people feel in a war.
5 / 5
Adds read. Concise, attentive And insightful. Like the veteran I heartedly recommends this book.
5 / 5
Would owe that be titled the Condensed version of selective notes in a Korean War that is to be create for the person that use the economic encyclopaedia , but ossia neither complete it neither conclusive neither the history detailed. It would say more but then my description would be more comprehensible that a book.

Top Customer Reviews: A Brief History of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
4 / 5
It treats of a book that has spent all the history of the Korean peninsula of the prehistory until the actuality. One hanged that the name of the work already warns that it treats of a brief history of Korea, has the impression that the shortness said has applied with more than severity him some periods to the detriment of another. In this way, it was it of the three realms, the one of Goryeo and the period Joseon, that comprises among the three more than a millenium explain , my look, of way too resumida and generic. For the contrary, so only to the 20th century consecrates the half of the book. I comprise that the subject of the Japanese occupation, the war of Korea and the partition of the edges of country the historical periods that beats to the big audience, but consider that already hay a lot of leading bibliography has consecrated concealed the, reason any one would have been further of this the author had treated all the periods of way more equitativo.
4 / 5
The name to Data 'Brief history of Korea' short, clear and to the point, a lot will say that chances of varied jumps and if, so only that layers more than that ignores reason despues of everything is the appetizer of a vast lunch... Recommended So that it wants to give one 'north' of the @@subject 'in broth of king'.
4 / 5
I own, and amour, 'A History of Korea: Of Antiquity to a Present'. It is the intimidating and expensive book to be sure. I have tried to read the two times this in spite of so only directed to take the roughly 75 first to give up. A constant current of date and nomination concealed is difficult to agree for the no-Korean is overwhelming. Ossia Reason has jumped in a casualidad to take the most condensed version of a same history for a same writer. Sure enough, ossia the way for me to finalise a first book that has not touched for more than the year.

The a shortest book so that this description is writing leaves out of the plot partorisca detail when compared to his brother his big plus, but ossia to be expected. I seat that it directs to give the good overview of Korean history this in spite of, and creates the good frame to build your future reading on.

For any the one who sees him that alive in Korea for more than two years, ossia the must -read. Any calm so only give you essential and background information to a country whose people will interact with in the daily base, but your endeavours to learn surely will value you some brownly points.

An only real question has with a book is one modifying/proofreading. A book is in need of some careful reading. They are in no way the good writer, and am liable to do more deceptions in the alone sentence that has words in this sentence, but still has chosen on questions during a place. They are sure these deceptions will be correct in a digital edition early enough, but seat sad so that they have bought a first career of impression.

Does not leave concealed distracts calm to read a book this in spite of. It is easy to read, a lot priced and chock full of information that any interested in the history will want.
5 / 5
This book was the present for the granddaughter. It is young and found this a lot readable reservation. It has arrived in good time, was in the condition adds and was has appreciated a lot.

Top Customer Reviews: The Second Korean ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: Kindle the Good edition yarn partorisca read of beach when we are not taking anything seriously!
4 / 5
Formed: Kindle to the Edition liked them to them some few characters. They were noble but real. Sophistication and no good in spending all some together edges. I agreed of Tom Clancys way to write of his first half dozen books.
Mina a critic would be a lack of any tragic chances. Happy never with which is good but loses the bit of realism when some the good types no pardon never and some the bad types always do lacking.
Gives the graces for the good bed.

Top Customer Reviews: This Kind of War: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 51 ratings
5 / 5
An a lot of developing and the history detailed of a Korean conflict with the conclusions of abundant/opinions has offered of an author. I have found a Kindle the version that is missing of in so much of some usual describes that thought it the value that mentions like an example, in chance any in of the cures of Amazon in such things. No in the bed that the version of paper, is possible a lot failing was in an original publication but is adapted of my experience with Kindle versions.
- Any table of contents.
- Page of copyright in an end of a book. At least it has Google partorisca find when a book has been written, etc.
- No the map only partorisca inform to.
- Any table of organisation like some jumps of author behind and advance of diverse distribution/of body/of the army to platoon levels and his commanders. Worse that the Russian novel without cast of characters.
- At least has had the period in an end but I finally found the, when it take to an end.
- In an end, there was also the glossary of arms has used of both sides that has not been a lot of use.
- A grace partorisca save was a newish the characteristic that leaves an user partorisca spend for pages 9 the time,finally giving an user a capacity the “thumb by means of some pages” and reread bits.
5 / 5
Any exactly the literature adds, but the decent portrait of this sad period and chance more sad. A western world does not look partorisca learn of some deceptions. A bit too rah-rah jingoism partorisca mine in pleasant, but probably understandable.
5 / 5
@@Subject @@@subject Interesting, but terribly dry author. The descriptions of battles are of some sleeps of way to induce.
5 / 5
I add chronological rundown of a Korean war and some pleasant ideas inot both some army and political attitudes of a time.
4 / 5
A dissertation a lot writing of a Korean War and lessons partorisca everything of those in a tip of one spear and those that command
4 / 5
to Like an American-born Korean, obviously have some personal interest in a subject @@@subject, and while they are already state possessed of some basic knowledge on some chances of 1950-53, the felt has required the thorough plus grounding in some real battles and some characters of a Korean War. While Gentleman Fehrenbach volume a lot partorisca maintain me has informed on some clashes of entities, one has has involved unit, and some prominent people, I often found I bogged down in his thick a lot confusingly the prose has organised. It does not import never write way -- I often found there is baffled like this to so only which tries to say, or roughly that tries to say the. Any partorisca mention abominable copywriting, which any usually annoy me so much, excepts that some errors of frequent punctuation and misspellings often has annoyed so only a text comprehensibility even more.
And like a reviewer here previously declared, Gentleman Fehrenbach in fact has the personal axe partorisca grind, which in and of would not be like this remarkable (little of the historians can avert insert the dose sã of his own personal sprains to his works), excepts that he oftentimes directs partorisca maintain taking some tired metaphors was that it can it'goes the significant state has used once, but laziness of only look a second or third time around. (Yes, we know " there are tigers," Gentleman Fehrenbach, but does not have to that maintain saying like this each one another page....) Another big question has had with this history was a total lack of the maps that illustrates that it tries to describe in his often clumsy prose. Still like the Korean, I question there was often that follows a litany of names of cities, rivers, and mountains, without the point of reference so only partorisca take the better idea that informs to.
Obviously there is the passion adds partorisca a subject, and a lot of his points in a character partorisca change of warfare was (and is) cogent, but his a lot of shortcomings done partorisca a oftentimes all-too-frustrating read.
5 / 5
This book is the must partorisca sympathetic a cold War and perhaps a book of better military history there is not reading never. Now I am shipping in the travesía partorisca read all the Gentleman Fehrenbach has not written never.
5 / 5
An author resupplies the comprehensible but superficial saying of a Korean war and the United States unpreparedness partorisca he. In some measure resupplies the prelude to a Viet Nam War that has followed all too much shortly after that 1953 in of the terms of a unpreparedness of a soldato American and his discipline partorisca he. An essential bed partorisca all the one who consider formation of army and discipline too rough in a soldato of citizen.
5 / 5
One a lot developing and the history detailed of a Korean conflict with the conclusions of abundant/opinions has offered of an author. I have found a Kindle the version that is missing of in so much of some usual describes that thought it the value that mentions like an example, in chance any in of the cures of Amazon in such things. No in the bed that the version of paper, is possible a lot failing was in an original publication but is adapted of my experience with Kindle versions.
- Any table of contents.
- Page of copyright in an end of a book. At least it has Google partorisca find when a book has been written, etc.
- No the map only partorisca inform to.
- Any table of organisation like some jumps of author behind and advance of diverse distribution/of body/of the army to platoon levels and his commanders. Worse that the Russian novel without cast of characters.
- At least has had the period in an end but I finally found the, when it has taken to an end.
- In an end, there was also the glossary of arms has used of both sides that has not been a lot of use.
- A grace partorisca save was a newish the characteristic that leaves an user partorisca spend for pages 9 the time,finally giving an user a capacity the “thumb by means of some pages” and reread bits.
4 / 5
Any one exactly the literature adds, but the decent portrait of this sad period and chance more sad. A western world does not look partorisca learn of some deceptions. A bit too rah-rah jingoism partorisca mine in pleasant, but probably understandable.
5 / 5
Adds chronological rundown of a Korean war and some pleasant ideas inot both some army and political attitudes of a time.
4 / 5
Like an American-born Korean, obviously have some personal interest in a subject @@@subject, and while they are already state possessed of some basic knowledge on some chances of 1950-53, the felt has required the thorough plus grounding in some real battles and some characters of a Korean War. While Gentleman Fehrenbach volume a lot partorisca maintain me has informed on some clashes of entities, one has has involved unit, and some prominent people, I often found I bogged down in his thick a lot confusingly the prose has organised. It does not import never write way -- I often found there is baffled like this to so only that has looked for to say, or roughly that has looked for to say the. Any partorisca mention abominable copywriting, which any one usually annoy me so much, excepts that some errors of frequent punctuation and misspellings often has annoyed so only a text comprehensibility even more.
And like a reviewer here previously declared, Gentleman Fehrenbach in fact has the personal axe partorisca grind, which in and of would not be like this remarkable (little of the historians can avert insert the dose sã of his own personal sprains to his works), excepts that he oftentimes directs partorisca maintain taking some tired metaphors was that it can it'goes the significant state has used once, but laziness of only look a second or third time around. (Yes, we know " there are tigers," Gentleman Fehrenbach, but does not have to that maintain saying like this each one another page....) Another big question has had with this history was a total lack of the maps that illustrates that has looked for to describe in his often clumsy prose. Still like the Korean, I question there was often that follows a litany of names of cities, rivers, and mountains, without the point of reference so only partorisca take the better idea that informed to.
Has had obviously the passion adds partorisca a subject, and a lot of his points in a character partorisca change of warfare was (and is) cogent, but his a lot of shortcomings done partorisca a oftentimes all-too-frustrating read.
5 / 5
Is difficult to find the for real objective history of a Korean War, partorisca war, although it has called other fewer aggressive names, is that it was.
A reader could be forgiven partorisca think that some the USA were some only participants with action much smaller other members of an UN.
This has said, there are some very full accounts of an absolute horror that some soldate in an earth have experienced. If it had had the map of big stairs of Korea partorisca rid, then the better picture of some zones of fight would have been available.
This Kindle the book would benefit a lot that law tries. A punctuation, the spelling remember the economic books have printed in paper of sugar of poor quality that was common around a time of a Korean War.
4 / 5
A Book me comprise (1) some requirements of formation are a member of time of peace , (2) some consequences of decisions have done of prominent people without skin in a game in a life and suffering of soldate that has to resist one uploads of these decisions, (3)
the forces and weaknesses of Douglas MacArthur, probably one of some better actors in history, (4) like unprepared and helpless a Ue would be in chance of the conflict.
4 / 5
Any General of marvel Mattis recommends this exceptionally the book written as well as it has required partorisca read for American Politicians and of the Soldate reasons the knowledge of an Author, honesty and fearlessness in sounds partorisca inform and analysis of some Soldate and the politics of a @@@1950s is even more appropriate today in one was of President surpasses the one who the majority of to good sure has to that - but undoubtedly a lot - add this acts his very limited reference material. They are some 81 old years Australians those who in time has been critical of politics of EUA and the policemen but those who appreciates that has has, and at present is, American Politicians of a ilk of John McCain late whose amour of and contributi in Amsterdam clearly shows that a Trumpian slogan partorisca “do Amsterdam Adds AGAIN” is such the terrible insult to everything of these Americans those who have done contributi significant his Nation - particularly that has given his Lives - partorisca ensure that Amsterdam ALWAYS WILL BE SUM, in spite of evidence of shortcomings from time to time but where a correction of such shortcomings has added to this magnitude!!!
4 / 5
Ossia The good book . This dips a horror of air and a duel of the clear communism. Unfortunately the history can aim that McArthur was right and would have to that it has finalised a work. Th CCP Will try again. They do not require Russia anymore. Quell'Ironic a Korean War is a war forgotten , would have to be a more agreed war and has studied.
4 / 5
There is enjoyed this book, is the frank view of a Korean war and is the book thinks that that all the politician would owe that read. My only question to an author would be ' that would have spent yes MacArthur prisoner had in a 38th Parallel and any invaded one North.
4 / 5
This hefty the book offers the wide view of a Korean War, in a battlefield, Washington and in some United Nations. It can be the defiant bed in time, but is surely value your time. The reflections of an author in a character of an army and an interaction among a soldato and political (p. p.ej. A death of Douglas MacArthur) is some of his stronger parts. Highly it recommends this book.
5 / 5
Exceeded Of political analysis with premissas anchored in sweated ( Do author ) period.
Some leaves factual is optimum and appeal.
4 / 5
Has to that say that ossia one of some books of worse war have read. There are two appearances - 1) a test partorisca/modify that it reads/kindle edition, and 2) the fashion of an author.

1) Has a lot of deceptions in this book. Frequent typos, the section has repeated, sentence that so only any very very felt. Some of this I think is down to a lazy kindle conversion (clearly so only applying OCR and not verifying a result) but other things are simply the chance partorisca read of test and deceptions in the part of an author.

2) A fashion partorisca write. One first half of a book is WELL, with the mostly linear swipe-for-account unexpectedly of a build until a war and a lot of battle that an author has chosen was like this when being particularly crucial or illustrative of a war like the whole. But then on 60 an author as it looks abandons this linear account and of the transmissions to the fragmented way of short episodes interspersed around an extremely wordy, tries repetitive and tiring in a mindset of Americans at the same time of a war, a state of his armies of forces and a psychology of his leaders and general. There is frequent parallels drawn among some forces of EUA or particular battles and past conflicts, well behind to one was classical. An author suddenly begins partorisca describe some forces of EUA as 'of the legions'. And for a way the majority of a real flesh of this test was covered already more collected on in a book. It is amateurish, writing of level of the institute. It does partorisca an extremely sluggish read in the crucial juncture in a war, so only when a reader really wants to know that it spends afterwards in a war, not reading to 10,000 test of word. This reserves really required the strong editor partorisca cut a vast majority of this down or incorporate he to some earlier part of a book.

Am spent some time choosing the book roughly Korea partorisca read and am a lot disappointed to having chosen is one. They are absolutely sure it has to that have the better book there.
5 / 5
One Has to that touch all those that want to know more to the sud the War of Korea.
Writing very good and precise, serious but with plenary Of episodes, has lit like a Roman. It would deserve it the translation Joined in French !
4 / 5
Before this year, I have known very little in a Korean War. Now I know the plot more in that called “the war forgotten,” thanks to two books in a @@@subject that has read on some last two months. More yield this week, has finalised “This Class of War: A Classical Military History of a Korean War” for T.R. Fehrenbach.

Fehrenbach Says his history mainly by means of a perspective of some soldate individual those who has struggled in some lines at the head of a war. It describes a living hell of some of some battles add of a war, comprising Seoul, Bear, Inchon, Imjin Remachar, Chosin (Changjin) Reservoir, Bloody and Heartbreak Ridges, Collina of Rib of the Pig, and another.

Fehrenbach Has written “This Class of War” roughly ten years with which has to do fault in Korea like an agent of Army. Although it does not mention his experiences of Korean War anywhere in his book, Fehrenbach disillusionment with as the war has been struggled at all levels quite drips of the each page. His main critique is that the United States was a lot of unprepared to struggle the war of earth of entity in Asia – or anywhere more, thus subject. A Truman Amministrazione had spent some five years after an end of Second world-wide War gutting presupposed of defence, reducing levels of military personnel, and depriving some armed forces of an essential crew have required to win. Soldate – Especially these stationed in Giappone, one some the one who would finalise to be Korea sent – had lost his flange to struggle because of unsuitable and soft formation that bolt.

Fehrenbach Ameno To the a lot of life of some the majority of famous historical chances of a war, comprising President Harry Truman is shooting of Douglas General MacArthur, a death of General Walton Walker in the accident of vehicle of the engine, and – the majority of curiously – a plight of prisoners of war (POWs) in both sides. Trusting of the interviews with Americans POWs those who captivity survived, Fehrenbach painted the picture to devastate of a sub-human conditions these soldate have been forced to give support. An author also gives the account detailed of a mixed in some United Nations POW camp in Koje-do Island, and like this rebellion for the North Korean and the Chinese prisoners has been suppressed.

“This Class of War” is an excellent account of a Korean War. Thoroughly I Have it enjoyed read the, and has learnt extracted adds of him. Highly recommended.
5 / 5
Like the military history of a mid-was of cold war, is the a lot of-written and concise history of Western (mostly American) military action in Asia. A intricacies of coupling warfare and the diplomacy in Korea is that it breaks heart. A forfeiture of American bolt for ‘state quo in front of' east ghastly.

That me ameno to my personal point: person the one who have taken the Viet Nam read this book? It was taught at all in of the Universities Were a member of those pasts? Where it was a Westmoreland is this time? A McNamara is? Kennedy is?

A war of earth in Asia with supply lines has maintained of one north, where the people have spent all the crew to the sud manually, foot, truck. Landscape any conducive the mobilisations of big stairs. An enemy that can maintain the base of 3 balls of rices the day, survives hostile climates, with the feeling of righteousness.

Are I that describes Korea or Viet Nam?

Sad for a tirade. Read a book.
4 / 5
A book still merit five star has based purely on content. It is the fashion of the history that writes that it can attack a lot of Americans of 21st century like preachy, grandfatherly, and stuffy. But Fehrenbach done the decent chance for his argue and is the first-writer of tax, and his prose is animated enough. As I do not have any question that recommends a book, and do like this with thrilling special neither for young warriors presented (especially aspiring agents milite) or for these interested in a history of history-writing (ideas to touch to the Americans have thought 1962, in a cusp of our increasing implication in a War of Vietnam).

Like this of January 2015, this in spite of, a Kindle and-version of the book of this book is HORRIBLY FORMATTED. If I have had a capacity to estimate the format of this book averts of the his content, would give it so only some stars. Almost each page has formatting errors, and while they are all distracts it (and finally a lot annoying), some of them are impenetrably confusing, substantively that hide the meaning of an author. It has not been if a fault is Amazon is or an editor is -- my supposition is a last -- but any one was manager for proofreading a conversion of of the this and-the book perhaps would owe that be sentenced to at least the election among being shot and that spends the weekend in the North Korean prison camp.
5 / 5
This book is one of a better (if no The BEST) history of one 'the war Forgotten', a Korean War. Fehrenbach Writes no only like a historian but he also do fault in WW II and in a Korean War. An agent of fight (platoon leader and commander of company), his personnel of the military history is not found easily and writes at all in this book of his personal experiences in any war.

A history of Korea is said, that comprises a brutal occupation for Giappone. Some Americans of Truman and political machinations reluctance, at the beginning, to call a conflict anything more than the 'police action', is related. Finally, this in spite of, the American to rastras military was spent finally to a front and some communists have been prendidos.

Fehrenbach The terrific work of any only relating some political appearances of Korea and a war but also some actions of individual unit in a platoon level. Some of an action is not for a faint-of-heart, but so that they were (or is) soldate, will comprise these actions. Fehrenbach Relate the feelings of an American audience to a war. This book has been written in a prompt @@@1960s, previously the distribution to struggle to send of Johnson to Viet Nam in 1965. A concept of 'the war limited' or 'war of containment' has begun with a Korean War. Unbeknownst To Fehrenbach at the same time, Viet Nam resulted the 'the war limited' and later, a 1st War of Gulf was another 'war of containment'. Included in 2018, a War of Afganistan has been the 'the war limited' for 16 years. Fehrenbach Relates that an American audience has loved, in a Korean War, to 'win or began. I have listened a same sentence during my service in Viet Nam. Some civilians in a Pentagon were deaf to any and all the critiques. One would have to that agree quell'had and is, of a @@@1920s to a present, the considerable number of people in some the USA those who do not have the question with, and same support, some ideas of Marx and Engels, be his socialism or communism.

To all the cost, Fehrenbach was 'old school' army, an old 'armed of brown shoe' and has think that people of fights and die in sound of war for the reason. Read a book and calm can comprise concealed. It has written the for real remarkable history in the for real remarkable conflict.
5 / 5
Is to adapt for present chances that a flange among some Koreas has not moved in 65 years of a registration of a truce of Korean War. But, there is a lot to write on. This the war forgotten was one of a bloody plus in history of EUA. Although it is lasted grieve three years, a tax of the Americans killed in the service milite was 45 for day –- on four times that of Vietnam.

Was conscious of a Korean War then, but too young to comprise his underpinnings. Now, it has looked for the book that has covered all the appearances, final-to-final. 'This Class of War' that admirably. A book has described a ferocity and the hardships have experienced in that was has called once the “police action.” Initially, the United States has been surprised and unprepared in a lot of ways. It has not comprised a Communist strategy for expansion or a plan for Korea; it has not relieved one concentrating of North Korean troops in a Korean flange Of the sud (or one concentrating of Chinese troops in a North Korean flange five late month more); some the EUA has not appreciated a Korean climate or terrain, or his implications to struggle the war of earth; and some the EUA not having @@give like his own armies had changed of then 1945.

Author Fehrenbach all this a lot of clear in his accounting of chance of the June of a war 1950 explosion until his registration of truce in July 1953. A book is written clearly and a lot readable. It combines historical records with first-hand-held accounts -- you almost can feel your legs that turn rubbery while mixing to avert fire of enemy to the long of 5,000 feet mountainsides, and one breathes inhaled that burns your lungs during the nightlong trudge in -10 temperatures of terracing.

Lax Copies to modify could not distract this reader. 'This Class of War' is recommended highly for those with an interest.
5 / 5
Has loved he of an author-A sobering objective analysis of estaca-Amsterdam of war roughly 1950 which continuous have current application. 5 content of star, but to the equal that am finding with a lot kindle editions, 3rd editor of impulses of class. Each chapter there is unacceptably big typographic errors? One would think kindle could resupply at least a control of the occasional wave of public text. Sloppy republishing Of the true classical. Shame on you Amazon!
4 / 5
This Class of War, in the first place published in 1963, has not lost his bite - an Army of EUA was unprepared for a Korean Conflict. Some lessons of this first miserable year in need to struggle to be studied peels each generation of Army has to that upload of the agents and senior NCO is. Some the soldate American have sent some first spiegamenti were untrained, unprepared, flabby, out of form, bad armed and has bad has instrumented. This was partly been due to poor management in a level of Pentagon and partly been due to 'cut to a bone' fiscal policemen of one Truman administration. In all the chance, an Army of EUA in a crew-platoon-company and battalion level in a summer of 1950 was simply a lot ready for armed fight, and not even facing the third world-wide opponent in some North Koreans. A slaughter of Smith by force of the Task is potent the memory concealed any all the world is impressed simply reason an Army of EUA arrives in a scene. Some the North Koreans have not been impressed and gone in this hapless ad hoc unit in just the few hours. A Chinese PLA decimation of Faith by force of the Task in an east side of a Reservoir Chosen in December 1950 is also a lot-documented in this work. An Army of the whole USA regimental force of task, badly goodness and bad prepared for relentless fight with a Chinese, has been decimated, a bit those that survivors winding up in Chineses POW camps.

T.R. Ferhenbach Written of an attentive historical, but a bit publishing, point of view. Fehrenbach Saves any critique for a complete lack of Army preparedness. Ferhenbach Minces Any word for a complete lack of the strategic vision showed for MacArthur but gives Ridgeway his foreseen to turn one 8th Army around and prendiendo a NK/PLA. This in spite of, a lot Fehrenbach house of work in a soldato individual and leader of small unit in a crew/platoon/level of company. In this sense, This Class of War is for real the classical work that need to be read and animal-read for that do fault in a profession of arms. It is an a lot of-soldato coached and individual has toughened, properly directed for the leader of crew has described, commanded by the competent agent and ready canal to command concealed wins or loses war. There is not any substitute for hard formation, character and unit preparedness, and a mental state to be has had to that involve armed fight , mortal that wins battles and of the wars. All other courses of action will direct the unavoidable defeat. A term 'classical' is often on-used for some commentators, but This Class of War is for real the classical and need to be read and studied by both ours soldate and canal of civilian of mandate.
5 / 5
TR Fehrenbach Has done the very good work to describe the one who this conflict was taste for some men those who struggled it, that has been bad, that has been right (a lot little), and like some the EUA has finalised like eternal protective of S Korean Sovereignty. Of one beginning an author unambiguously and without the excuse has described a pathetic been of readiness of an Army of EUA. So only it is impacting to imagine the soldate advances to deploy to Giappone the one who could does not touch of field and clean his arms! Levels in an Army of EUA radically had degraded in some five years of an end of Second world-wide War. Felizmente Marino has not suffered that still disgrace. But all a combatants has not known that was to ask to struggle and die for and everything has not loved to be there.

This was the subject monstrously bloody . Some soldate have does not have to that so only struggle a N Korean but also a Communist Chinese and a brutal time and tortuous terrain also. We learn that a ROK Armed a pertinent work to struggle the action to retard until EUA has dominated the force of UN has begun to arrive inside weeks of a N Korean attack. Stabilising The defensive perimeter has not been given easy a radically poor state of readiness of an Army of EUA. This in spite of, an army has had still massive firepower and used it. Some the USA Navy and a Force of Air has been prepared and the air has established quickly dominance in a battlefield.

Really an only thing that has gone well was MacArthur Inchon landing. Quickly revoking a state of a conflict an invasion dipped a N Korean in the fast retreat and a lot his force has been destroyed. Pursuing a there is shattered rests of a N north of Korean Army of one 38th parallel caused a movement of big formations of a PRC sud of Army to N Korea.

Is impacting to imagine commanders of army and no-coms the one who would tolerate complete lack prójima to discipline to a point of insubordination. An author, early on, says this is due to “pampered” young men. I take exception with this description. These types have been spent up during a big Depression and one the majority of destructive war in modern world-wide history. Any pampered! Justo abysmally has coached! A dereliction that has to that it is gone in to graduate soldate of basic and there is anticipated to coach so only for his have unable to maintain his carbines the operation is really, for me, any possible. I have to do fault for three years and anything more was bad at the same time has known our works and could maintain our arms and crew. We have comprised discipline and a canal of the mandate and knew like this to follow commanded. Some soldate send Korea in a start having not included these basic minimum requirements and levels.

Some last two years of a war dulcemente has tugged was while a N the Koreans and the United States have negotiated to finalise a war; S Korea has not been involved until the shot has been achieved. An author has said, “…politically unable to win, strategically unable to take…the [USA] government, of the fault to comprise clearly that the communists negotiate enough so only when it is in his interest to do like this, or when unbearable the pressure is situated to them…” have found he in the cheat. Reading this book and Halberstam book, the fact extremely clears that any one has learnt any lessons of this conflict. Any one it GD what. All this blood and property. All a contrariedad domestic. The decision of Truman to not looking for another term. Any one has learnt anything! Some idiots in our government and armed he throughout again in Vietnam. This in spite of have not learnt anything!

That it is evident of a history is that our civilian and the military leaders actuate has not learnt never anything of our leading wars. He always starts with a leadership of the civil and are like this uninformed general that publish when it comes the American history.

An author has written the very good history of a war that really home in a fight of earth. It is reasonably very written but has found failure with the fashion of an author. A reviewer said his fashion to write is “laced with intrepid and narrative aphorisms brio this takes H.G. Wells, Winston Churchill.” While true, in timing his prose results quite tortured. It is of one was earlier but, included in a prompt @@@1960s, informing to a Japanese like Japs would not have spent the scholarly description. He no the fact the habit but slips to use a derogatory name in some signals in a narrative and he then the slips was again. In spite of his obvious knowledge has looked to think Puerto Rico was the state of separate nation . In an end, everything of of the this, for me, was trivial. It Fehrenbach Fulfils is the very complete saying of some circumstances that surrounds some causes of a war, like a war progressed and to the equal that has finalised finally.

Has dipped this book in mine “to read” cast because I have loved the good history of this conflict and this book has been considered the classical. Originally Published under a title of this Class of War: A Studio in Unpreparedness in 1963, his longevity recommended the. Then Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis has given covers it solid in 2017. So much, I thought it that it would be it a place of some stops to take the good idea that spent in Korea in 1950. I have run then to David Halberstam rid and decided to do it two books on Korea.

TR Fehrenbach In fact struggled in a Korean War that men of orders of a platoon level by means of the battalion that achieves a row of colonel although it does not mention his service at all in this book. I think that that it was his personal experience that has left to like this eloquently describe a horror to struggle in this miserable war.
5 / 5
A hard book to read; now I know fellow reason the one who has to do fault there does not speak roughly that. This book has the bit of the different perspective of that of 'A Winter A Cold plus' for David Halberstam. Calm recommend you read both. This one is easier in MacArthur that Halberstam was, but he no the hero neither. Had some heroes in Korea. Some of them were some agents, included some general agents. More was a enlisted rows, comprising a noncoms. I am not sure was the noncom or so only it grunt, but Marino said years roughly saving the number of new types. That? It taught him like this to wash and dry his socks in some Frozen Chosin so that it has not lost his feet and could continue fight. It had learnt that in WWII and has taken has called up for Korea. Lost his subject, but lived to say on some socks. Ossia All has said.

This book has described some horrors to struggle the enemy that does not concern the one who casualties apresamiento and does not struggle a fight of conventional war in Europe in WWII. We would owe that take the lesson or would have to that it has taken one. The chances that takes place in a Korean peninsula today would not owe that be refused. The earliest chances have spent some world-wide prójimos to the nuclear holocaust when healthy supposition the people have possessed a nukes. Some forks now is not like this restrained for sanity and is many more and desperate. But, behind to a book. I have not had any idea of an use of artillery in this war. Ours the soldate and those marine has has experienced bombardments like a world had not seen never. Tens of the thousands of the rounds of artillery has been shot in of the alone battles. If you have seen or law 'Band of Brothers' will be Sergeant familiarised Lipton' reaction to a bombardment of artillery, and was the light one has compared to some frequent bombardments in Korea, included arriving when the peace was purportedly manually.

Reading this will discover that it has instrumented it bad our men the fight was. They have had to malfunction arms, insufficient artillery, train of insufficient communications, battery that has not resisted the load, when have has had battery. Calm appoint it, our fighters have been missing he of, comprising ammunition. One a thing has not been missing never of was enemy and half hostile, neither too hot or too cold. An author his duties and I have distributed with all some facts could use. It is easy to comprise reason this book is the book of text on the dot West. It would owe that be reading required for each person of Congress, Representing or Senator, and his staffers, and all a Department of employees of Defence the one who has anything to do with logistics.

Thinks that roamed here. Left me so only finalise this to say that ossia an excellent book . It is not easy because tip the deceptions of entities have done of a a superpower on earth that thousands of sides of the his more his lives. But, it is for this that calms would have to that read the. It would be necessary to wake you up; it would owe that wake everything of knots until a reality that has to that find better ways to direct this world-wide that to use to beat of army. The only desire has known the one who these ways are.
4 / 5
As it diplomado of West Point, study a Korean War to a large extent by means of Atlas of American Wars for Brigadier General Esposito which has been written very long after this book. Still I have it and it has compared that have learnt to this book. I have wished we had been required to read this book simultaneously like this, in time, almost two different wars are described, although it neither is bad. While BG Esposito looks in a war of the 50,000 level of feet, this book written for the Captain the one who was in an earth in a war, gives a sense of some men and leaders of youngster that struggle a war. Of Fehrenbach is also the historian, calm also takes the better recognition for some historical factors that has caused American to do like this bad in a war several times. Ossia The book that all the leaders milite would owe that read, particularly agents of Note of the Company. A Joined Staes has forgotten some lessons of this war and will repeat them so that it tries to force liberal, decent, ideas in some soldate and his structures. Unfortunately, some people that force these ideas do not comprise some needs of war and wreck havoc in an army, he spoiling such that a lot the American lives are lost before we relearn some necessary lessons on like the war has to that be struggled.
5 / 5
This author delves to some of some details partorisca use episodes of the few companies' experiences in a war. While these accounts are very written and give an idea of the like a fight was like, a does not feel a exhilaration or fear that one could feel read the history authored for a soldato he. In spite of not doing a reader 'feel how was there', this reserves the good work partorisca describe a feeling of desperation and frustration that the commander or the soldato would feel in the war in those the United States has had to that refrain to use his full arsenal - no only in of the terms of technology, but in strategy. One could feel a futility to struggle an enemy whose factories are not left to be destroyed reasons such action would be resulted in sound of war of right plenary with Cina and possibly an USSR.

An author describes a 'tactical' new with that some the EUA and the forces of UN have had to that struggle. In place of all-was, action of big stairs, the forces of UN have had to that resist behind and especially during negotiation of peace, has had to that resist a line against Chinese and of force them Korean North.

Fehrenbach Also details some of a force of UN ' actions and those of a Republic of Korea; which are adds for me also although a totally ignorant American of a fact that an UN had committed force to this war. Some losses for some Koreans Of the sud' the army was far I more adds that those of some Americans and concealed has not been taught in my class of history.

This account also goes to a treatment of prisoners of war for some North Koreans and Chineses and an American strategy to treat and that contains his POWs.

In general, is the good book and recommend it, especially to Americans unfamiliar with a war and reason has been struggled.
4 / 5
Was uninformed like this to a politics of a process of decision, and like the weakness in some personnel of the order of the UN is resulted in a lot of-unneeded suffering and no real solution to assault for Russians and Chinese tyrants. Rhee Looks the real patriot, albeit an optimist when it has come to finalise a conflict in the favour of Korea of Of the sud. Some @starts of @@haberdasher like that it was, any commentary. It has experienced commanders of the army of rear echelon is described like this generally insulated of a reality of one struggling, especially Eisenhower after an election. An author the commentary adds in a reluctance of Americans to defend flanges that is ocean -insulated and to struggle for principles a lot amply comprised for more. It underlines repeatedly commanded the one who poor directed the a lot of dead persons, and like this the conflict has been forgotten. One is offered a hope that an arrogance of some American of general personnel has been corrected over time.
5 / 5
Ossia The really exceptional recitation in a Korean War. It is easy to discern that this book has been written some time. A tongue and the idioms have used is the bit out of time. Some facts and the sequence of chance is described wonderfully and more than the entity has explained. Some questions to treat some Koreans are dipped clearly he was. A war has achieved essentially his result the small to the long of the year with which has begun. It has been still in still four years more. A politically wrangling and situation in an earth in Korea is dipped clearly was. Material had the clear occasion to finalise with victory, but has had any wins to pursue a war. Clearly it dips it has gone by an author. Take the travesía of time and read this book. Still we are struggling any win wars.
5 / 5
Some aims to write some limits of his time, with reference to a constant stink of paddies of rice in Korea, and dip the'Chinese hordes.' An author has the sure number of horses of hobby he the trots was-- that the formation was unsuitable, that has had fault of political leadership, that an audience of EUA has comprised fundamentally a character and purpose of a war. My complaint of boss is that beginning around Understand 22 a digital text is full of typos-- is likes the amazon has any function of control of the quality, or any in an editor was manager thus text has thought, 'Ah, ossia a lot enough. They have read once this far is hooked.'
4 / 5
T.R. Fehrenbach Has to do fault in a Korean War like an agent in an Army of EUA. His experiences shaped this book. 'This Class Of War' is an account of some military appearances of a Korean War (1950-1953) with the just quantity of social commentary to agree it. Fehrenbach Directs a conflict in American society among a social liberalism that some civilians of world-wide values and a Spartan plus, totalitarian world that an army prefers. Ferenbach Games to lose in a side of an army, but does the good chance to the equal that to reason the armies can not involve in an easy plus-going existence of a world of civilian. The war is not the game and he sure is not that gone easy.

A book was first published in 1963. It is in the war that had finalised (well at least one shooting prendido) ten early years more. It is still appropriate in 2012. I in the first place read he in 1991 when it has spent of an Agent to Armour Basic Course the Strong Knox, Kentucky. I have been those times directed on Iraq. Although a Communist threat has had turn for then (Fehrenbach is concerned roughly like some Communists are more serious that one West) to to I still sense likes there is had to that a lot of lessons to teach. It would contest it still fact. For while a this enemy could change no. of war This in spite of a tone of a book is not militaristic or warlike. A book takes the professional of military point of view and ossia significant. That is unfamiliar with as some the USA the military works could not comprise that of entities that the difference is, but imports.

A book he a lot readable. Dramatic and suspenseful movements to the long of in him brisk no. While long ,with on six hundred pages, does not tug never. If I can find any failure would be a lack of the bibliography, footnotes and/or final-commentary. There is a acknowledgement in a start of a book in it Fehrenbach been that a book has been compiled of a lot of sources. Ossia All very and well, but would have been better to having listed those several sources. In spite of it is the writing of good book . I have resisted my copy for a past veintiuno years and ,while a lot the time there is prendido to do fault in an Army of EUA, does not have any intention to take touched of of him.
4 / 5
Gentleman Fehrenbach definite masterpiece in a Korean War has been recommended for General Mattis and ossia sparked it my interest in this piece, my only complaint is that it is spent the majority of a time that details ours that adds some marine was/ is in a way of attack and no in some individual qualitative sacrifices that has joined our people of Army was forced to do in a level of unit, like the result mainly - because of poor mandate and political decisions - which had been done previously his arrival in country. Initially, it has developed the profiles in a two Colonel is (Fieth) that commanded in a side of Army of a Chosin Reservoir. It would have liked me liked of widespread to some of some senior enlisted men also. In general this reserves illuminates the lessons forgotten now, in a Korean War that that can be more pertinent that a lot of politics now can perceive.
4 / 5
Has very positive thus book and has a lot of negatives. An author has presented the series of facts that detail like a war progressed of early disasters the brilliant victories to an unsatisfactory conclusion. Of then there is not any map some details of an advance of a war is difficult to follow. There is numerous typographical errors that, although it is annoying, detract of an entertainment of a reading. Besides an author repeatedly presents the view biased of some main players in this war, so much so that he detracts of a book more than adding idea. This could have been an excellent treatise, but instead is the so only the presentation detailed of the series of chance that is difficult to read.
4 / 5
1. Short description: :-) (indication of Amazon: 4 out of 5 stars -- I likes. My edition is riddled with typos, obvious missing text, and transpositions textuelles. Has informs that those have been fixed. It was all a rampant copyreading the errors fixed, would give This Class of War 5 stars. Perhaps I will try another download to see if these errors have been fixed.)

2. Long description:
2.1. To That I liked me to it: Account of an American army and concomitant political experience in Korea. TRF Comprises accounts of a Brits and a Turks and mentions a French battalion, but his emphasis is in an American history. In an end, TRF expounds his seen in a meaning of a Korean War in some the EUA and in an use of soldate of citizen versus legionnaires. I have found these instructive.
Roller-coaster Or walk-in-the-parco? A roller-coaster.
The good value for a money has paid. -No-lose value in a current prize.

2.2. To That that did not like me: My edition is riddled with typos, obvious missing text, and transpositions textuelles. Has informs that those have been fixed.
See these questions like an unforgivable sin of traditional editors. More than paid for competent copyreaders, his OCR-scan old books to produce the digital copy and upload that like a ebook. An evidence is that they give concealed copy no copyreading neither modifying.
This Class of War was published before in 1963 for MacMillan. MacMillan Has died in 2001. A current incarnation is the shell possessed for Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. One and-version of this Class of War is published for means it comunicacionales of the street has opened. It issues that Opened is gone through some legislations to This Class of the war has not been , but would be stunned to discover that they do not have any connection the Holtzbrinck.
Has found some same questions with another impression reserves concealed has been scanned to produce one and-version; for example, Ángel of Zin.
In my opinion, the traditional editors are using to to readers like unpaid copyreaders.

2.3. Those who think is an audience: Americans with an interest in history.

2.4. It is a pertinent book for boys to read? Yes, if a boy is an American with an interest in history.

2.5. In a base to read this book, spent the next book to an author? I will buy anything writes for TRF. With the caveat. Given a terrible conversion to print the ebook, are decidedly disinterested buy anything published for Open Street.

2.6. A plot in the nutshell:
Of of the east is the history , would not owe that have any plot, but there is at least four.
A first third of a book could be titled Some Adventures of Muñoz Franco in Korea. FM Undertaken of George of the goodnesses in a desperate action with which another, struggling and surviving and sometimes that wins during a first year of a war.
Sergeant Schlichter experience like the POW is another history. It has promised that his woman would return. An Army informed MI and presumed dead his woman and has offered his profits of death. It refused him. Schlichter, The medic, the cure has administered the POWs until an end. It was in a last group that is to be repatriate.
A North and Chinese Korean POWs has been continued Geoje Island in Korea of Of the sud. 132,000 Of them in a camp. The communists of hard core have controlled a POW canal of mandate. They have received it orders of Pechino to do question to be used for purpose of propaganda. There is kidnapped some Americans brigadier general. LtGen Marcos Clark has sent BGen Haydon Boatner to recover a general and reestablish the order to a camp. Boatner Has accepted a mandate in a condition that has had the free hand to treat a POWs so it saw it record and to exclude a press of an island. Clark has adapted. Boatner Has built the new camp and 14 June 1952 has moved a POWs his with troops of armed fight with bayonets (his magazines of rifle were empty). A POWs has resisted with launcher. Some POWs died in a melee. Roughly Yazco has been wounded but any one has been murdered. Boatner There has been sucedido in breaking a backside of a Communist of control in Geoje. Found among some effects in some old POW the barracks was flat for the general POW mixed and escape planned for 22 June 1952.
The majority of some forces of UN in Korea was ROK Spanish Navy. TRF Admits concealed but does not cover never any ROK victory of Army; so only it covers his defeats. It writes well of a Brits in action and of a Turks in captivity. It mentions a French battalion (loves the bet was Foreign Legion ?) But it does not give never any details of them in action.
For a first year a Korean War was one of movement. A NKPA the invasion has resisted the striking resemblance the Hindenburg Offensive in a Western front in a cradle of 1918. An invasion in Inchon and a walk of UN to a Yalu Remachar has been replay of MacArthur is campaign to the long of a north cost of New Guinea. With a start of habladurías of peaces, a front has stagnated, and some troops entrenched. Of June 1951 to an armistice in August 1953, a Korean War has looked in Verdun in 1916.
Factoid: An Army of EUA expended more shells of artillery in a Korean War that in Second world-wide War.

2.7. Another:
in a Korean War, American politicians -- ossia, Harry Truman -- tried to use the soldate of American citizen likes him legionnaires. When A war has been struggled to expel some Communists of Korea, some Americans have done well. When His direction changed and has struggled to contain some Communists, the morals suffers. You can motivate men to die for victory but no for alley.

The Americans there is not coming never to grips with a Korean War. They comprise a Inchon Landings and a heroism of Marino in Chosin the reservoir but does not comprise a lack of victory. TRF Extracted with east in the persuasive argues that the Americans see war as it crosses it, no like an instrument of gov't police.

TRF Struggled in Korea but does not mention never concealed.
5 / 5
One of some first books has read like this quell'young Second lieutenant to Riley Strong in a lst Distribution of Infantry. This rids still resonates with me on 4 decades later after active studied, taught and writing on war. Pound to oblige accounts of crudes bravery and to to the value like him to him some Marine has surrounded in Chosin, American forces and ROK allied in a verge to be pressed to a sea in Pusan, and one incomprehensible steadfastness in a face of next annihilation of Turkish allies and British, and this so only is that it lines a surface. An author immediately impacts calm to paint it bleak picture of the army of Second powerful world-wide War of Amsterdam, directed by his war to stick Pacific Commander, General Douglas MacArthur, is hardly able to line on the force less than the men of thousand, Smith by force of the task has called, in the tentativa go to take an Army of Second world-wide War Russian tanks, Kim He Sung the army of the people there is invaded Korea of the ours Of the sud of ally with. If you want to comprise some administrations of difficulties in some pasts and to this day has with a current of North Korean diet, ossia the good start . I recommend it to any one looking for to comprise warfare, particularly psychological warfare. A President of United States would be well has to do fault to spend less time tweeting and that read this excellent history of the war limited in the era of Second world-wide War of the estaca.
5 / 5
One of some main values of a book for me is connected with an author is that it has to do fault he in Korea. It is the clear thinker , and reading his analysis of chance that saw firsthand has given the perspective that is has purchased another way. @I give that historical after a fact also resupplies the necessary perspective. This in spite of, there is often a temptation to interpret some decisions have done as if some participants in these decisions have had accesses to that is to result known so only with a step of time. Retrospectively, it Is easy to contest that Truman would owe that it has left a soldato to go for a same class of victory as there is enjoyed in Giappone.

And while it thinks that does not have to that never there is agreed to a partitioning of Korea, this book helped to comprise reason the things have developed as they have done. Especially, I see better a logic of 'the war limited' treat it very better that before. (I note that comprising is not one same like suitable.)

A sympathetic author of these chances is necessarily not perfecting. But there is a lot in that comprises better that any more.
5 / 5
The good fast has read. Excellent book in a history of N Korean of military conflicts. I direct partorisca believe our political population and the general have spent the faiths that considers in the foreign military actions and failures of same can be easily repeated especially for people in faculties without a pertinent education and comprising, comprising an impact in ours soldate young, of in the foreign military actions. Gene Mathis so only recently recommended this book be read peels each American, especially some personnel of House Branca. Agreement.
5 / 5
I in the first place expósito T. R. Fehrenbach Is This Class of War when it was discarded of mine dorm library. I have bought recently the Kindle copy partorisca save that it has to that spend around a heavy hardcover. It is the brilliant book , that covers a Korean War of a point of view of the American troops that it is shoved to the war his government had not prepared takes him. I have listened a excerpt is compulsory reading partorisca General of Army. It covers the horrors of the thorough war--incompetent leader, cowardly troops, atrocities, friendly fire, and some deaths of many, a lot of civilians have taken among an army. Also it aims men the one who normal is trace partorisca result the heroes and another have learnt partorisca do his good works.

Recommend by all the world with an interest in sound of war.

That can not recommend is a eBook edition. Soyedia Of the open street' has done a conversion. His butchered a book.

Is partorisca clear an original book has been scanned, OCRed, then wave-has verified. The numerous words have had r/f or rn/m confusions. A wave-verify clean from above bear the majority of a text, well quite that that could follow. Prpers Having read a book before usually it could guess the one who a pertinent word would owe that be. A new reader that so only has known the units in a field would dip bosses partorisca have communication téléphonique with each another would be very confused when one 'woman' has been cut. An a lot of Korean and the Chinese names were also messed up. A common name 'Has been substituted for 'II' throughout. Words very English was frequently botched, for example 'Wehrmacht' resultant 'Wehnnact.'

Captions And attractive-the date has been mixed in with a main text, sometimes inserted directly in a half of the sentence.

Worse partorisca sympathetic a material was a total omission of the map of a book. Fehrenbach Has resupplied on two maps of dozen. They were crucial to comprise some tactical situations where the units were outflanked and emotional relative to the each one like this another. He also bookmarks/marcadors comprised of photographs, comprising a lot originally distributed for Communists of informative agencies, animadamente aiming some impacts that has described it. Particularly I lose a last picture in a book, one of some the majority of poignant glimpses of the cost of the war has seen, a boy Francis Colton Hammond Jr. clutching A ribbon of the posthumous medal of his father of Honour.
5 / 5
A classical narrative of a Korean for the veteran of fight. Fehrenbach Discussion of a lack of soldato preparedness, diplomatic bumbling, and partorisca one the majority of part, a bedrock heroism of an American and the troops of UN have involved has lessons partorisca we today. Also it gives credit to a ROK armed partorisca his function of entity in a war and a heroism of his troops. Korea has marked the new class of war that Amsterdam has not regulated to a lot of well. It has dipped the model partorisca a time of has has limited the wars have has struggled later. Have Still to fully recognise these wars are different. They require different definitions of winning and national leaders those who effectively can communicate his importance to an American audience. Without such national leadership a national will not sustain these wars. This Class of War is like this pertinent today how was when in the first place published in a prompt @@@1960s. It is the must read partorisca any interested in sympathetic a Korean War of American army, political and diplomatic perspectives.
4 / 5
The one who spouses this book averts other military histories is that an author was an agent in an army of EUA and struggled in Korea. Perhaps it concealed he unable to write the more cold and rational analysis of a war but he supremely very described to the equal that writes in a military appearance of a war.
Looks for having written this book with an eye in a future formation of agents of army and army preparedness. There are a lot of lessons draws which still can be applied today and is the shame that more than our civilian and the leaders milite there is not reading this book and has learnt his lessons. Mina quotes favourite of this reserve which think would have to that be applied to a soldato and perhaps the appearances of the society of civilian is a line roughly 'doing like this roman ' timeless and brilliant joint.
Is interested in a Korean war, military history and military doctrine ossia the must rids read.
4 / 5
Was in a Navy during a Korean War and we have not been a lot of
conscious of a whole picture ,,,, this helped @to give the one who far of
the action and as sure it was. Oh, we have taken partorisca shoot in twice and of the places that the gun quickly was .. They have lost. We mainly harassed “ and
interdicted” coastal aims. It was the finder of row and operator of radar in a manager of gun of main battery on board a USS GURKE
DD 783 . BTW, has imagined are spent on three hours of thousands in this
space. 3'x5') Any really heroic.

Thanks to an Author partorisca illustration in a full heroic history.

William J. Creber Ft2

PS A GURKE was 1 of 5 Destroyers of EUA has sent to a Inchon invasion partorisca draw fire of enemy partorisca locate any guns of enemy, the possible sacrifice of on three thousand before I am gone in joint .

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5 / 5
Like this remarked in an of some other descriptions, some original subtitle of this book was 'A Studio In Unpreparedness.' Leaders of Army of them the EUA, especially agents but also NCOs, has been rid this book partorisca sessions Professional developer partorisca decades, and with good reason, as he chronic a transmission in an Army of EUA of a victorious conquerers of WWII to a flabby, down-staffed and bad the Empty legions have instrumented that done on some occupational forces of 1950. (A roommate in university had read the photocopy of a chapter 'Empty Legions' and tried partorisca say me that a book was in a cast forbidden'; alas partorisca his claim, my copy has been printed for one 8th Army of EUA Tends of Impression to Seoul!, And th the book is in a cast of official reading...)

Some lessons of a book are clear, and especially of entities partorisca national leaders, civil as well as army, in one was of downsizing and estatements of peaces, now to the left is goes house.'
4 / 5
Fehrenbach Writes the quite good narrative of a war, mixing tactical episodes with strategic happenings, and does not get obsessed with neither too long. Honradamente Have learnt the shot adds of a book.

Of note, comprise treat it well of opinion. Some of him is quite prescient, and some reflects a dogma and of the attitudes of a day. Some is also critics on like Amsterdam has left essentially takes soft and like the behaviour of his group to a large extent reflects that until receiving the baptism of fire. It is not in accordance with everything has advances of place, and some things, as his discussion on theory of containment, is dated clearly (also mentions taste 'Vietnam has lost' in 1954 for any that stands up the Communists) is inaccurate die that quell'was partorisca come, but again at least tip some attitudes of a time.
4 / 5
Be 1952, was the sophomore in institute. While other daughters have been interested in of the boys, the cloths and one likes him, has been interested in a Eisenhower, Taft rivalry and a Republican agreement. Also, Senator McCarthy was my hero because I have been concerned with a Communist infiltration like this called in our government. When My professor of history maligned McCarthy would contest with him. My professor was one of some better professors have not had never. I taught partorisca debate and has thought a world of him. The years more have discovered late that it had been it that the paper that spends communist. Oh An irony of him everything.
4 / 5
In 2017 is in front of the blustering leader of North Korea the one who chair in the country in that the population has been indoctrinated partorisca believe some lies and mistatements of the totalitarian diet. An aversion partorisca one West and partorisca some the USA is impressive how is a capacity of a Supreme Leader partorisca involve has has thought was in his own people. Against this fund, This class of war is required reading, partorisca he teaches that a blind aversion and the anger against a west is existed long in North Korea, as he also teaches the one who some nations of a force of UN has had to learn to give sustain an assault for first North Korea and then for one 800,000 strong frame of the Chinese communist forces has sent by means of a Yalu to bolster against the loss for some North Koreans

can not resupply to learn these lessons again partorisca line
4 / 5
Good book, has a lot of information and gives the excellent view that a Korean War was taste partorisca a Soldato in an earth. It underlines a lot it issues still type today. I gave it three stars because it felt has jumped around and has had I any known the good quantity in a Korean War could take a lot confusing reason some jumps of author of NK leadership to SK leadership frequently then behind to some Americans.

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4 / 5
Ossia The very well counts to write and detailed of some operations of some the EUA Navy and Marine Body of some carriers stationed of a Korean peninsula during a Korean war. Some the inaugural chapters relate to like some the EUA Navy was languishing estaca WW2 and struggling partorisca survive political battles as well as short of estimativa. An aircraft has used is very described and some accounts of some men have involved partorisca spend relate a humanity that called 'the war forgotten'. This is not the book of dry text but instead is involving and readable as always of Tom Cleaver.
5 / 5
An author covers a naval war, so much the EUA and British, in a class partorisca detail that it runs by means of some politicians manoevering. A ecellent piece of history - both militas and poilitical. Full of the personal accounts dips a reader to a cockpit.
5 / 5
Enjoying a book and that takes the good overview of a conflict of the perspective of naval aviation, but like the plan buff, would have liked me the little more detail.
4 / 5
A War partorisca Air Korean revisited. Some proportions of the loss has not been never approach a propaganda at the same time. A lot interesting.
5 / 5
Has to that Have very other good books in some the EUA Navy and war of air of the Marine during a Korean War. Compared with two of some better books, this book estimates the '4', which is a result of two critics regarding a content of a book (especially when compared to two old American has published reservation partorisca cover a subject same).

A book is organised to 19 short chapters, comprising some ends 'A Marked War', more the very short (and incomplete Bibliography) and Indication. Some chapters are essentially chronological, except that coverage some the Body of EUA Marin (Ch. 14, Mostly).

A book essentially begins with Ch. 2 Admirals of Disgust, in that an author does not save any critique of Secretary of the EUA leading of Defence Louis Johnson (like the political statement, would suggest that it was a worse SecDef of then creation of a place of cupboard). Arrogant, Ego driven, Secretary Johnson has thought included would be a presidential successor to President Truman! As to the final paragraph in this chapter is wroth quoting: 'A day before has left to to office likes him the secretary of defence, Johnson has dipped crazy to William Shakespeare Macbeth in his final tongue: When a jurly burly is the fact and a battle is won, confidence some historians will find my record of action creditable, my sincere and faithful service commensurate with a confidence that is to be situate in me and in some better interests of peaces and defended national ours.' Partorisca Date, any historian is coming to this conclusion that considers Louis Johnson.' [The final date]

Some remaining chapters the Ch. 19 it Is the record textuel of an endless number of spiegamento carrier and bombing the missions have aimed in exclusion of an initial of North Korean Army (KPA) invasions of one Of the sud, that resists a line in Pusan Perimeter, a prójimo two-years more than interdiction (Operation Strangle and another less tentativas remarkable, daily in destroying both interdiction and industrial capacity North Korean), and operations that has involved a Force of Air of the the USA in this campaign. Understand 14 taken a reader to a campaign of air of the night, both in sustaining by force to Air B-29 bombing missions, deleting a pesky 'Bedcheck Charlie' flights of Po-2 biplanes, and sucedidos in interdiction at night for Navy pilot. Understand 17 is directed in a USMC airmen and his incredible success in support of next air (IF) in support of his partner Marino.

Understand 19 A War Values (3.5 pages) is entirely unsuitable partorisca the air has campaigned this complex, diverse, etc. One the majority of effective conclusion is this : '......The occupation of power of carrier air in the estrategic' the sense was finally so only achieved in Korea in limiting the capacity to build of an enemy on his front-force-of line.'

An author also writing: 'As the one who a power of the air in a Korean War is concerned, some facts are that external of Pyongyang the strikes for VALLEY FORGE and TRIUMPH, and a support of the next air resupplied for naval and Marine airmen during some battles in a Pusan Perimeter, turning for behind a Chinese in 1951 and that resists some lines in an end of a war , power of air of the UN has not situated the decisive function in a result of a war to the equal that has had in Second world-wide War.' Attentive And a an achieved for diverse other writers in a subject in a past.

This description could be be estimate the '5' but partorisca a Bibliography has abridged, which does not represent any where next to all some sources have used partorisca derive a text of books, evident of some pilot narratives, one quoting in a text of the historical studios any listings in a biblio, etc. Etc.

A book is something of the mix among one (Prof.) Richard Hallion is The WAR of NAVAL AIR to KOREA and a more personal narrative of pilots and another, in Warren And. The NAVAL AVIATION of Thompson in the KOREAN WAR, Aircraft, Ships, and Men. A last is particularly useful for his Apêndices (this comprises the full record of losses of the aircraft and the aircraft of enemy has shot down). Warren T. Has also writes at length in of the pilot experiences in of the professional magazines (and, would look this book has drawn on some of these narratives).

This reviewer would want to have given a new Osprey Publishing title the 'five', but so only is not in a same level like this on two titles of book have published in pats years.
5 / 5
This was an easy read thanks to the authors that writes way. Sometimes repetitive (i.et. A calm train) but am going with 4 stars because respectfully I disagree with some commentaries of authors in a start and in an a lot of well regarding endeavours of Triumphs with N Korea. It is a first president in 65 years to in fact something and fulfil Kim Jong-a to at least try and solve a situation in a Korean peninsula. Any war and although some habladurías has not been productive has tried at least.
5 / 5
This rids really covers an excellent service of EUA Navy airmen and crewmen of earth while operating in of the very adverse situations. Especially a sea and the winter conditions that they have flown in and faced in sea and on Korea. It is the addition adds to a lot of some library of Korean War.
5 / 5
Ossia An excellent book in the to a large extent forgotten War. Marina and the naval aviation has saved a day in a lot of occasions. Too bad that some lessons of a campaign of interdiction of the air against North Korea during 1951-53 has not been appreciated when that launches a campaign of air against North Vietnam some ten years later.
5 / 5
Essisting A Line' is an account of a naval war during a Korean Conflict in a prompt 1950 east, like American forces, together with his allies of United Nations, tried partorisca root a tide of Communist assault in a Korean peninsula. @@@Portaaviones, Instrumented with slow, propellor-aircraft of behaviour of attack, together with punctual jet-powered aircraft, was a primary means used by some allies, in his oftentimes tentativas vain to retard a onslaught of Communist forces, as there is overwhelmed an UN and ROK forces of earth. This house of book in a carrier war, but also resupplies a reader with details of operations for a Force of Air of them the EUA, together with force of UN of allied air.
The time has been exasperated in Korea, and this reserves to good sure gives a reader the sense of an urgency and desperation this has surrounded this time and place in history.
Ossia The good bed in the war that is all-but-forgotten for more....
5 / 5
This very well military history of a campaign of the naval air during a Korean Conflict is an excellent mate to Cleaver Mig Alley, which covers a USAF function.
Cleaver Spent some campaigns of air and battles of some the EUA Navy and Marine Body in Korea, but also resupplies analysis and idea to the number of zones. It speaks an aircraft has used, an evolution of carrier operations in an age of jet, one different view partorisca act that Marino and a Navy felt (a disposal more orders to treat battlefield support and disposal to operate more after the friendly lines), operations of some British in support of a campaign of adjustments and naval air in of the tactic and of the priorities.
Cleaver Also looks in a developing function of helicopters in resupplying investigation and rescue and transport.
A lot the book does well.
4 / 5
In a current age of aerial refueling one forgets some plans to vary limited has behind had in 1950. Fighters of the jet could not fly of Giappone partorisca accompany B-29s. Some the EUA Navy so only has entered an age of jet. My uncle was part of part of regiment of the Tank of 45th Distribution that deployed to Korea in late December 1951 until sometime besides late 1952. It has spoken in a North Korean use of bi-flat has called 10 On the dot Charlie that heckle his place in an earth. This book has confirmed that this would spend. My uncle has won the star of bronze partorisca efficiency in a war. It has alleged always it was reason has known like partorisca write and his agent the order has has had to that do like the agent of prime minister of same line although it has entered service in 1951 as the private, is resulted the Sgt. A year later.
5 / 5
Ossia The good book regarding a Navy leaves of a War of Air in Korea. Occasionally this in spite of an author takes statistic happy that creates the bit of the choppy has read. It is interesting which during a Korean War a Navy the carriers have used the combination of plans of propeller (Mustangs, Corsairs,Hellcats, Bearcats & Skyraiders partorisca appoint the small) and some early jets (Panthers & Banshees) and some flights of only ways have had to that be place on so many could do near. Some the British carriers have done also the good work of allied air has taken with some the EUA Navy during a conflict something a lot usually mentioned when that speaks in a Korean war.
4 / 5
This was the a lot of-reserves to write and very objective, giving the good credit has deserved to an Arm of Air of British Fleet for his contributo to a naval phase of Korean conflict. He also dipped the human face to a lot of of a brave American has driven the one who has faced really vicious EA fire.
4 / 5
Like the Marine forward, has to say I really enjoyed a chapter in Marino. I have found an information in enlisted pilot to be aim and averts. I have not known of that, included although I have read probably each book of history Marin in some last twenty years. I have found this ebook to be excellent and highly would recommend it to any interested in military history..
4 / 5
Does the account has fill to fly & struggling in a Korean War for the naval aeroplanes that operates last of first & propellers jets to fly carriers in a Korean conflict. Account again fate of a lot of the pilot, & cameo appearances of Neil Armstrong & Ted Williams.
4 / 5
A lot well written and thorough history of estaca of EUA of naval aviation WW II and during a Korean war. I have learnt the plot!
5 / 5
An author goes to the plot of detail regarding a diverse aircraft into use for a Navy, Marino and Force of Air. This in spite of, in an of some pictorial pages of a book have described three Skyraiders in the dipped ready to take out of a unnamed @@@portaaviones. An aircraft in a photo was in fact three F-4Or Corsairs. Poor modifying, proofreading or perhaps the lack of knowledge of an aircraft described in his book?,
4 / 5
McKelvey Is the gifted and thorough author. It researches his @@@subject insightfullyly, and resupplies a lot of personal episodes. Everything in the animate readable narrative.
4 / 5
Like this usual of this author the very written ,lucidas and reserve balanced,the photos have reproduced a lot claires.et . With it is mad about waiting for his new publications.
4 / 5
Has described partorisca me a difference among Korea and Vietnam in of the terms of USN tactical aircraft.
4 / 5
Once again McKelvey has produced the comprehensible treatment of operations of air during the national campaign, in this chance a Korean War.
5 / 5
Sad no my class to reserve to read. Hardly histories of interest very human.
5 / 5
Very very read. Learnt some things have not been conscious of. A pair of the smallest errors and a obligatory swipe of Hollywood in Triumph. I have it quell'has purchased so only his Mig book of Alley.
5 / 5
A detailed info of this part of a conflict that was also pivotal for naval aviation. A lot readable
5 / 5
This book resupplies details in an implication of naval and marine aviation in a Korean War. The book writes well in an often forgotten war and that do fault in him.

Top Customer Reviews: On Desperate ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 49 ratings
5 / 5
This rids choked arrive me. A suffering in subzero temperatures for all combatants, and a never say alcohol of data of Marine, attacked to a core. Frostbite, Amputations because of frostbite, the men that freezing the death in his stock exchanges to sleep in his foxholes, firefight after firefight each one which so and every night, overwhelmed to read this very written history of ache and value.

Has known he almost swimming in a Korean War before I have begun this book. Like the adolescent, would read Michener is Some Bridges in Toko-laughed and has looked an old black and aim, Collina of Rib of the Pig. This has been. And it has had a film and series of television MASH also.

Has on elected In Desperate earth reason I and the mate are writing the book of histories in characters of the ours of the WW2 serious, Islands. The histories the scarce will be in the lives of some men among 1945 and 1965. Then a second serious situates his edges in Vietnam. A three vets voluntary for Korea in 1950. Both my mate and I am each one which so writing the history in his experience. But I have not had any idea in a ferocity of a warfare and a level of human suffering this past in Chosin. To This swipe of book likes the lightning.

Considering a embrague current with Cina has begun really with a Korean War, (and that that to Vietnam), a Korean War is something all the world would owe that have some idea roughly. Right or wrong, these needs to clash to be known. In the Desperate earth is an essential place to start with . Recommended. Kudos To an author for the history said of a heart.
5 / 5
Excellent read. A page turner. Has there was not reading a lot in a Korean War and has known so only roughly he in the general level. This book dips was the one who the grueling, was of hard struggled war. Some conditions were terrible. Has no @to @give the one who next is coming the World-wide War 3 when a Chinese government has sent his troops in to attack some forces of UN. It has interested to read that a Chinese army has coached to invade Taiwan when a decision has been done to attack some troops of UN in Korea instead.

Wants to learn more roughly this 'the war Forgotten' then ossia the book would owe that take.
5 / 5
The one who is to agree a war of Korea is, calm listened never of action of Marino another the Iwo Jima, Peleliu, Okinawa, in of the tropical islands, where a heat is the fierce enemy to the long of a japs. Here an enemy a lethal plus is a cold , more to myriad of Chinese is in of the shoes of tennis, is, invisible during a day and everywhere when a fall at night. Ossia A mesmerizing history of a first Marine Distribution, captured in a mountain of Chosin reservoir in a half of North Korea. A bridge of a street of the only supply blown for a Chinese, for all the reinforcement, supply and medical evacuation. Any one so only will owe that survive but find the way to restore a way behind to a mar. A precisely documented book in the along-the page forgotten of history.
4 / 5
This rids something quite extraordinary for me. After reading it, two times, has been motivated to visit some the Museum of EUA of Marine Body so only external of Quantico. There, a museum maintains a whole section in Marino has faced in Korea, that comprises the life-diorama of measure with control of climate to aim a cold and, frankly, hellish the conditions have faced during the prolonged battle. Like an aside, if calm find you after Quantico, recognition a museum. Calm will not complain it .

In fact, this book gave some context added to any one only that invernadero in the test of Korea of a museum, but a culture of Exc a USMC instills in Marino. A narrative is gripping and highly accessible to a reader dipped, this in spite of the sides also felizmente walks that fine line among the interesting And informative without the law like the novel or some class of piece of puff of historical fiction. Disadvantages and such is not short data shrift, and the sides certainly does not exit of his way to deify Marino. No, his actions so only well that they that without any class of the necessary decoration.

Besides, looks of Sides in a front to house also, comprising the fights of Truman and some decisions has done. That is resulted here is the book that takes the view of the battle of a lot of perspectives, leaving a reader more appreciative of some wheels inside wheels. It is not the dry recitation of facts - is information .

Listen of Marino different the one who was there, and the sides respectfully leaves him speak for them. Not modifying of the his recollections, at all another that his taking the extreme endeavour finds these men and interviewing them, and leaving knots some pocolos readers to enrich of any one so only his endeavours, but to listen some facts of some original sources.

Read is, am attacked that a last time felt like this after reading history for the brave force of extraordinary men, has been transported to WWII and that follows some experiences of Easy Company in Band of Brothers. It likes him BOB has done with WWII, in the Desperate earth motivated to learn more in a Korean War - which think is a lot of the entity of a war looks for having dissolved out of a consciousness of our nation (living mainly in MASH reissues, unfortunately...).

This book is fantastic. I do not rent it slightly, neither appoint drop BOB recklessly. In the Desperate earth is a book of entity , to any one only fully comprise that Marino has fulfilled in Chosin, but that Marino of United States has like this to to his legacy like him to him the movements of verse of advances of the Body of the new challenges. An exceptional book.
5 / 5
Ossia The good description of Marino in Chosin, and never better for a General Oliver Smith, the one who has been spent for big. This in spite of the question he the serious plus is the total absence of MAPS in a book. I can not speak for some other editions, but there is not reading never the thousand-history without the alone map.
Does not take this omission in 'of the Soldate of Ghost', but can not swear is true. If orders this book, sees can see on Amazon, a table of contents, and look for the page of map. Ossia The serious question
5 / 5
is not often that you popular history expósita that law like good literature. In the Desperate earth follows a First Marine distribution of his landing in Inchon his legendary street in a Chosin Reservoir, and directed to be both history detailed and gripping narrative. Author Hampton the sides resupplies the look detailed in some men, some commanders, some strategies, a terrain, and a politics for any one Marine only and UN and troops of allied Koreans, but also his North Korean and Chinese opponents.

Has the hero in this book is Marin General Oliver Smith, commander of a First Marine Distribution and architect of a Inchon landing. It was Smith the one who has turned MacArthur slowly- ' will land in Inchon'- the reality, and was Smith the one who has directed a breakout and retreat of Chosin, that directs to extract some 100,000 soldate of an American X Body and Republic of Korea I Body together with almost 98,000 citizens, surrounded of 120,000 soldate of some Chineses PLA. Smith nemesis was his direct commander, Of General entity Ned Almond. To the almond was one of MacArthur inner circle of has trusted of the helps, or like another characterised him often, toadies. To the almond there has been a undistinguished pursues in WWII, and has blamed his poor action that directs a 92nd Infantry in Italy- which has blamed totally in his soldate American African. His racism has extended a lot so only to his troops, but to Philippine Troops those who was part of some forces of UN, and the Republic of troops of Korea, those who had aimed the partorisca be struggling fierce in some battles to retake one Of the sud. Alexander Haig, the one who was a consultor to Almond in Korea, has write concealed '[Almond] has not been the believer in a racial integration of an Army, and has thought those of knots those who was, likes I, was in a need of education, or perhaps something stronger, to wake until reality.'

In that ensured quell'Inchon and driven some soldate Korean North of Of the one of the sud of one 82nd Parallel, MacArthur decided to press North to a Yalu, and has chosen Almond to direct this campaign, a lot to one dismays of Smith and another. To the almond there has been his advance of forces to the long of narrow streets, doing aprovisiona or the difficult or impossible reinforcement. Smith and another have warned that the plan of Almonds was the dangerous distribution of forces, to that Almond has maintained that the North Korean force no dipped on the fight. To the also echoed almond MacArthur opinion that, against evaluations of intelligence, Cina would not mediate , and although they , has not been the significant struggling force. While, Hundreds of thousands of PLA the soldate have prepared the cheat for forces of invasion.

Some results of MacArthur the tactic of earth of the almond and the glorious strategy is very known. The forces of UN have found the macizos PLA force, and in spite of upper tactic, arms, and experience, found they outnumbered and has encircled. Author Hampton the sides follows a progress of a battle and retreat by means of some eyes of commanders and character Marino, soldato, and airmen. It is the powerful, realistic, the narrative and the book recommends highly to any with an interest in a Korean war.
5 / 5
Of then there to plot of good books in a Chosin battles of Peninsula, has not known that to expect of this book. This in spite of, he an excellent work to bring together these sources to exist coherently. An author also ameno something that these other sources a lot, the strategic context for this battle adds of a Korean War. As you would expect, General MacArthur is aimed like pompous fool that it was - has surrounded to achieve men and was the primary culprit for a tragedy that unfurled. In an end of a book, President Truman is date was appropriate. (I will not resupply it here - it would have to it read you a book) An author also uses some a lot of primary sources, Breakout for Martin Russ, Colder that Hell, for Owens, and A Last Stand of Company of Fox (and Devotion that is an excellent book in a black prime minister of naval airman and his partner, also the naval airman). If you are interested besides in some tactical appearances of a battle and an impact in character, highly recommends these (like the author done in an end). Also highly it recommends this book, brings together elements of these sources and adds the strategic context like this resupplying additional value.
4 / 5
An author says the true history that is exciting and tension-fill like any novel has read in a lot of years. It takes a value and heroism of Marino the one who has struggled in this misbegotten war together with an arrogance and faulty the strategy pursued for Generals Douglas MacArthur and Edward Mandorla.
I enlisted in Marino in 1953 and, during my twenty-four career, do fault with a lot of veterans of Korean War that comprises diverse the one who is mentioned in this book. Like the call the attention to two of these men in my description.
Robert of seventeen years Himmerich and Valencia was the radio operator the one who has been evacuated of a airstrip in Hagaru. Like the aircraft has taken paste of Chineses of antiaircraft rounds a plan and there is wounded his feet that causes to lose an use of seven toes. I have known it likes him Bob Himmerich and has fulfilled in Saint Faith, NM in a mid-@@@1990s. We separate of the small group of Marino the one who there was do fault in WWII, Korea or Viet Nam and monthly praise for the lunch in the centrical restaurant has called A Coverage of Tauro. After a war Bob has been in to win terracings in several universities of California that comprises it PhD in USC. It was the professor in a University again Messico in Albuquerque and at present resides in Pena Blanca, the small city among Albuquerque and Saint Faith.
Marino has known enough a lot was Kurt chews-Een Law. His exploits in some battles of Sudong and a Chosin the reservoir is described enough well in a book. For his value and to the heroism has received a Navy Cross, Incidents of the money and two Hearts have lived. Have in the first place fulfilled in 1959 when I have been assigned, like quell'young second lieutenant in a 4th Regiment Marin, to visit the captain Reads the one who was hospitalized triplicar Hospital of Army in Oahu. A purpose of my recognition was to do sure that has received good treatment and discovers could do anything for him while it was there. Retreat that was treated for symptoms of tuberculosis, which is resulted to be any one true. Also agree that it has taken impacienta, has wanted to go back his unit and has not had a lot of questions for me. Several months later, my undertaken has received the new commanding agent, the captain Chews-Een Law. It was one of the his platoon commanders and, during some next new months that comprises deploys he in Taiwan, has learnt extracted adds of as the company of rifle Marina is expected to operate. It was the total professional , any to to the person would like, but one has respected always. In our turn in Hawaii, the captain Reads has been transferred to a battalion office of operations. Has take in 1968 likes the one of entity and spent in 2014 to Washington, D.J.C. In an age of eighty-eight.
Has been almost sixty-eight years to a day of one the First Distribution Marina scaled a wall in Inchon invaded a country governed for Kim He-Sung, grandfather of a the current leader. A Korean war is officially a lot on and some the political tensions have caused of a bellicose rhetoric of Kim Jong-an and Donald Triumph marvel me if we not having never true peaces in this beleaguered country again. Of at all that the marine does not have to that never mediate in such the campaign of earth again.
5 / 5
History that reads like the novel. Still although a result is known, a reader feels a terrible uncertainty of marine not knowing yes will escape a cheat that bad planning, and a Chinese entrance to a war, had jumped in a Chosin Reservoir. A history is said by means of an experience of some individual participants, of generals to privates the civilians, those who lived or died in some deadly battles. One is humbled to learn of an individual value, a stalwart leadership and a blind regime that contributed to any marine' salvation. Any of the number of factors could have resulted in a disaster milite More adds them in history of EUA. Perhaps one the majority of chilling lesson this in spite of, comes from/comes from a esupreme Commander', General MacArthur: failing to admit that his disastrous planning was a cause of a catastrophe, MacArthur asked an use of nuclear weapons against a Chinese. A so only can imagine a horror he active unleashed has had the state has left to use them.
4 / 5
A pair in fact years, has read the sides is 'Hellhound in his History,' an account of some streets partorisca cross of James Earl Ray and Martín Lutero King. It is one of some better books there is not reading never. So much, it has been expecting good thing of this book and I has not been disappointed.

Has known so only some coffins outlines of a history of the ambush of a First Marine Hand for Chinese Communist forces in zone around a Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. The sides resupplies the gripping and count it detailed that it was one of some more harrowing battles never struggled for forces of EUA. Ossia One of these books that propels calm by means of him in the breakneck no.

So much, liked a book and has learnt the plot of him, but have the little caveats. In the first place, although has any reading any of them, has has the multiple accounts earlier of this campaign, some writings for participants. If any those who has read one or more than this profit of accounts to read the book of the sides, can not say. It does not do to clear the one who the new information can be spend to a history. It has interviewed some of some survivors, but would guess that the earliest authors have done also.

Was in a fence among giving a book four stars or five. He probably merit four and the half. Although I think that that it is it adds it read, also think that, likes too many pounds these days, has required a draft of plus.

Likes a lot of authors that writes a history of the alone battle or segment of the campaign, the sides have faced a question of how much of a history of a Korean War to say. In general he the decent work, but there is some empty. For chances, he sketch out of the spent in a western side of a Korean peninsula like the forces of UN am swept all a way to a flange with Cina in a Yalu River. Really we could have used the map of this part of a campaign. (Some the only maps are in some reservation endpapers and a data of only detail is for a zone in and around a reservoir.) We are not never it has said it a fate of these forces. Probably they had attacked also of Chinese troops and has retreated to the sud, but would have been well to at least have the pair of the pages that informs that has spent.

Similarly, punctual in a book speaks McArthur and Truman during a period that directs until some Marine marching north and comprises an account of his face-to-face meeting. But once a battle in a reservoir begins, his quite a lot of drop out of a history. Especially, I asked reason any endeavour has been done to land additional troops to break by means of the Marino has captured around Chosin. It was there very other available troops in a theatre? It was there insufficient time to spend to an action? It would owe that it has resupplied it some explanation, as well as an account of some options MacArthur and Truman has considered.

There is also some empty in some details of a history. Tongue at length a fate of a Faith by force of Task of Army that is surrounded in an east side of a reservoir. But like them extricated is not well has explained. One has captured the troops have been said to abandon his vehicles and trip overland until they have achieved a reservoir frozen, and then come from on to link up with Marino in an end of the sud of a reservoir.

I sides have described some troops of Army likes him that there is devolving to an undisciplined mob to the equal that has mixed the security. This description me to marvel likes 2,000 of some 3,000 men have directed to escape. If some the Chinese troops had surrounded the, could have any killed or took him before his he overland to a reservoir? Particularly of then, according to Sides, many of some soldate had launched was his rifles.

Similarly, leaves an impression that General Smith and some forces in Hagaru-laughed has been cut out of Marino down a street in Koto-has laughed. This in spite of description very real is given of as the forces of arrival of Smith to do the to Koto-has laughed. It assumes it it has struggled his way was, but some description would have been well.

Some finals of book with brief account of a rest of a Korean War. The data had been the descriptions given of a thought of MacArthur and Truman roughly invades it North Korea, thinks that the sides would owe that it has resupplied some account of reason his (or perhaps so only a Truman Amministrazione) has decided with which some X Body had retreated felizmente to a cost, any one it resume an offensive to North Korean territory a following cradle.

In general, then, an excellent book, particularly yes there is not reading an of some other accounts of this campaign, but has his defects.
4 / 5
Hampton I sides is a writer a plus refinadas of attentive, detailed, enthralling the alive historical accounts today. We are lucky to having spent like this fascinating episodes in history, very forgotten in a current age. Especially, his emphasis in a heroism of an army of EUA resupplies patriotism and knowledge to Americans in an age of increasing cynicism and diminishing faith, in Goddess and Amsterdam revered institutions, down chair. Bravo, Sides of Ladies.
4 / 5
Hampton I sides is an exceptional writer of narrative history, and tries it again here with this intense page-turner of the history. Oliver the general smith exits like this for real heroic, so that Marino of United States. They aim reasons have been always special. Douglas general MacArthur does not exit that it want to. Memory of George Generale B. McClellan Bit it. Like McClellan, MacArthur is nowhere approach one struggling. A lot still it spends a night in Korea, coming on his chair in Tokyo for aeroplane for the photo op here and there. Like McClellan, also likes has aspired the and the ceremony and always blames his own failures in another. Some scenes the fight is especially dramatic. I have found this exceptional book to be difficult to dip down.
4 / 5
A book is very written and lovely reading. This in spite of, a title is misleading and for this a content has not gone enough that has been expecting. A more attentive title would be 'In earth Exasperated: An overview of some premiers few months of a Korean war together with dramatic individual histories' Some Marine of EUA in a Chosin that the reservoir is the subject @@@subject of entity but a lot a book extracted other chances and of the people. There are several chapters in a Inchon landing and a retaking of Seoul. Although this has involved Marino of EUA has not gone directly related to a Chosin Reservoir. Prpers had understood also the diverse that any included relates to some Marine of EUA. For example, a assassination tentativa on President Truman, a meeting among President Truman and General MacArthur, a history of the Soldato of the army of the EUA wounded, and a history of the Korean the one who has escaped one North and later help an Army of EUA. These are histories and dramatic chances but any of them extracted some Marine of EUA.

@In rodeo, good book that gives an overview of some premiers few months of a Korean War together with some dramatic chances and of the histories. A title is misleading reason some Marine of EUA in a Chosin that the reservoir is so only one of several chances have described in a book. It has been expecting more detail on some chances in a reservoir and especially some Marine of EUA in a reservoir.
5 / 5
Has read enough the little Korean War the books and a Reservoir Chosen takes some of entities a press. I have read several utmost books some chances there in 1950. To These looks to reserve more likes him repeat the old material that any new synthesis. Also it felt a writer looked almost uninformed in a Historiography of a War in time. Some chances of a mark to Campaign Elected for an incredible history to the equal that can comprise reason his new readers are surprised and giving 5 descriptions of star. Still it thinks this version of a history short tomb of Roy Appleman that the evasions reserves A Cheat” (that covers a Marrinee Experience in Elected) and “Is Of Elected” that is included better ( covers a destruction of an Army of EUA RCT concealed has not escaped a “Cheat” and has been annihilated). Halberstam Is a Winter a Cold plus is also an excellent read. With all a 5 star revises given to this book goes it to give another test and will amend my opinion goes better a second time.
5 / 5
In a winter of 1950, some the First Distribution of EUA Marina has found surrounded by the enormous Chinese army in a Chosin Reservoir, deep in some mountains frozen of North Korea. His fight for survival is has considered correctly an epic of modern fight. Ossia A history of this fight, to the courtesy of popular historian has fulfilled Hampton Sides.

An author begins his has a Battle of Inchon, as First Marine Distribution has directed the risky amphibian pressed to a half of the to Korean peninsula likes them the part of some the USA X Body. A second amphibious operation, to Hamhung in North Korea in pursuit of retreating North Korean troops, would spend some Marine to violent contact with Communist Chinese forces. Felizmente, General that Imports Oliver Smith, commander of a First Marine Distribution, had anticipated this collision. Thanks to his preparation, some Marine would have it casualidad to struggle for survival.

An author says this history although some eyes of the variety of participants, comprising some Korean and Chinese combatants. It paints the thrilling picture of bravery and skill. Some Marine will win almost impossible odds to 'advance in another direction' out of a frozen Chosin and the history.

Like another reviewer there is remarked, some products of author with shots very wide, perhaps too wide. There is little mentions unit of Army in X Body. A reader easily could take an impression that some Marine' the enemies he the big plus in Korea was X Commander of Body General Almond and his boss, General of an Army Douglas MacArthur. A reader even could take an impression there was little to has chosen among some Koreans Of the sud and some North Koreans the one who invaded them in June 1950. For his narrow house, 'In Desperate earth' is cautiously recommended.
5 / 5
Has read several books in a Korean War. This is not among a better. If you know at all and it does not have to that it weaves of time, is probably the good place to start with. If it love depth more order, Max has read Hastings or David Halberstam. It is easy to read and is likely to be attacked is gone in 5-6 hours that read in the leisurely no. From time to time launches in the few dark words - probably for some critics - but at all too intimidating or pretentious. As I have remarked in a headline, is GOOD and probably better that three stars for any those who knows little to swimming in a war.
5 / 5
Has read always History of EUA, particularly wars, but is not never state excited to read roughly Korea. Chico, was I transmission! Ossia One of a more involving the books of war there is not reading never. It had read Soldato of Ghost and found to to the trifle dulls, but this book would not leave me dipped the down. I want to read more in these soldate incredible those who has struggled this 'police action' right in some heels of our main war. Writing very good and eye-inaugural.
5 / 5
Certainly enjoys more books for Hampton Sides... This be has said .... Like the Marine forward the one who has read Biographies and of the numerous accounts in a Chosin Campaign of Reservoir I still thoroughly there is enjoyed this book. Widths of new passages had of information, histories lateralmente and perspectives of a campaign. Often it times the new historical account adds little to some readers that comprises or chances, but concealed has not been a chance with this book. I wish each book has bought was is in satisfactory.... The new readers to this Author would owe that verify was some of the his another work, has the nose adds for details and of the new corners...
5 / 5
This account of the invasion of a 1st Distribution of Infantry of Marino in Inchon and his remove forced of Chosin the reservoir is very researched and well has said. It is marred, this in spite of, for an author is looking or real lack of knowledge of an effect of deep Soviet espionage immediately previously to and during a Korean War. There is now substantive test of cariche contemporary of Soviet influence in Foreign office of EUA and House Branca during this period. The author neither denies this influence, refuses it, or still adds to a confusion. I am directed to think that the sides still believes Philby, Maclean, and Hiss has had any effect in all the chance during this time. Amazing!

Forces: As it has mentioned on, the book was very researched, especially personal sketch of upper to go down rows. Writing very good.

Weaknesses: Any map; any in at all. You remain with wonderment in a Marine intersection to Have first River to achieve Seoul, and any map at all to land in east cost in North Korea or of any movements of troop, Marino or Army, to and of Chosin Reservoir. Also, the author is totally misinformed roughly Bruce Cumings and I. F. Stone. Cumings Is the 'has despertador' sympathizer the Communists of Chinese forces in Korea, and I.F. Stone has been confirmed in late 1990 east to has been the Soviet source of information during Korean War. The book of the bones in the Korean war was pure Soviet agitprop.
5 / 5
An author gives the good fund of a Korean war so only before an invasion of one north. Has some good ideas to some generals in front of and his foibles. I have found his saying of some real battles to be for real engrossing histories of heroism in the glorious stairs. An author has taken time to read available material and surviving writing of interview of this terrible battle. Ossia The good bed in the roughly a lot of troubling subject.
4 / 5
There is at all new in this book another that numerous unfamiliar words. The sides of ladies shows the scarce capacity to take some real thoughts of some characters in his history. There have it far more fiction here that does. If you want to read a real history of a unimaginable value and suffering of our troops in escaping an of some main military blunders in our history, commanded the copy of David Halberstan is 'A Winter A Cold plus, and 'A Korean War an Oral History' for Donald Knox.
5 / 5
Am guessing little of us really know like a Korean War headed or thus @@subject that has spent? Well at least I have not known. Ossia Another excellent book for Hampton the sides and I that the point to read all writes. Sides of the gentleman did not leave me down and like the result could not dip this book down. It goes to detail to dip of to the scene roughly like them some starts of war and like arrogantly jumped in with Douglas MacArthur that directed one uploads of like this far behind as it could take. I found it that it interest that the has not spent never a night in Korean but would fly on Giappone for occasions of photos. A value, engineering and coaching the ours the soldate have used to in fact take the majority of the ours 'in country' armed of the desperate situation, is the extraordinarily untold in some rooms of class when it was in colegiala. This history is based mainly of a point of view of the marine to be surrounding and in planting to use a word of retreat, has said so only was 'attacking in another direction'. The one who has known the one who next we in fact took the Chineses and like Cina really that lacking of in weaponry has not been the careers on can of man. The diverse gentleman has described the individual sides bravery histories and believe me these types were and is brave.

Enjoys to read books where a constantly says wow out of strong, then buy this book. It was the fascinating history in the war that the majority looks for having forgotten.
5 / 5
Ossia The narrative terrific of Marino of EUA in action in Korea, in the fierce battle struggled in cold extreme, against the force of Spanish Navy Red that bad outnumbered him.

A book has the clear hero in Gene. Oliver Smith, the one who methodically has directed his unit out of his endangered dipped. If his is the rancher, besides a Communist hoards, is Gene. Douglas MacArthur, a vainglorious general whose looks of reputation partorisca suffer every time learns more roughly lucido.

Has been a lot of writing in this particular battle, and am not sure where these rows in comparison with another literature of Korean War, but is hard partorisca me partorisca imagine the defender of military history not enjoying this book. It felt I has had to take something was partorisca any in that has any maps, and can any one really stars partorisca break. Otherwise Would have voted partorisca four and the half stars. Ossia The very good writing , exciting book, and Sides expertly movements of a scene to another in the way that is almost cinematic.
4 / 5
Has read the majority of books that has spent a Korean War and a Chosin Reservoir and estimate this among a better. This book resupplies the idea adds to some chances/of actions, leaderships, hero and failures during some months to the long of some frozen battlefield. It was hesitant to purchase and read this in spite of another book of a war but am sure happy has done. Like the withdrawal Marina Mustang the one who has to do fault in of the latest days of a Korean war like the Grunt Corporal and one the one who has assisted some of a brutality of some cold winters there I health that has done of the shoots of travesía low behind and advance him ships to a reservoir. Prpers Having do fault there and later in a heat of Vietnam, a lot quite do fault in a hard that a cold of brutal murder. Like the youngster Marino, was lucky to having coached down a bit that is resulted a Chosin Small and believe help me becaome the better Agent of Marino later. Considering a fine leadership of General Smith by means of a regimental commanders, battalion commanders, commanders of company, SNCO is and Marino seasoned has directed, a Chinese never has had really the occasion. They are in accordance with General Smith in that.

Recommends this book partorisca Marino and that they want to learn more in the sailors that alcohols of fight. Semper Fi Hampton Sides! The work adds!
5 / 5
Hampton I sides has written such the fabulous book! I have read this book in record time which is the sure sign to that have to him legustado the book! The sides has achieved such the Épico terrific with the coverage balanced of President Truman, President Mao, General MacArthur, General Almond, General Oliver P. Smith (a highly underrated hero in my opinion), Hector Cafferata and a lot another principals experiences. I have learnt so much and it has been surprised in a gallantry, a elan, an alcohol of corp that some Marine of United States have exhibited in a face of such extreme adversity ( the determinate Chinese enemy, mountainous terrain, subzero time). The sides contends that Martin Russ' pound 'Breakout' is a better book in a Chosin but thinks that is modest and deferential! I have ordered Russ' pound also! They are awestruck thus understand of the military history and am proud of our American army, one Or. S. M. C. Especially! I have ordered and it has purchased a PBS programs American Experience' - A Chosin and has been pleased partorisca see quell'Hampton the sides has been consulted and has interviewed! Highly it recommends this book! I can it does not estimate highly enough!
5 / 5
A history of the 1.os Marino of Oliver General Smith in Chosin the reservoir is too little known and unappreciated because of an alley that is resulted a Korean War. Hampton The book of the side 'In earth Exasperated' would have to that rectify concealed. Like this usual, the sides has said the no-the fiction that spends with a skill that enlivens some people, places and chances and turns a history to the history.

I sides gives the good overview that sets a phase of a battle that comprises one 1st Marine landing achieved in Inchon and battle partorisca clear Seoul. A success of Inchon fed a megalomania of MacArthur (and spurred his sycophant Almond of Edward of the General, the commander of Body of the smith, the decisions of mandate unrestrained for prudence or reality) - the one who almost so only was sure that a Inchon the flank would be achieved and avert a disastrous repelled a lot in an American mandate has dreaded. This hubris has directed MacArthur partorisca initiate his pinch to a Yalu River, with his amply dispersed the forces and that ignore a potential partorisca the same Chinese intervention after the Chinese troops had been involved. (I sides also speaks Truman is and some Bosses of Joint' disastrous deferral to MacArthur' deficit of show of strategic test of main American power).

Any 1.os Marino was tasked with approaching a Yalu on the-street mountainous street to a Chosin Reservoir. Partorisca Achieve that tip the Chinese army macizo comprised of the multiple distribution has fallen to them. This neighbour on a hellacious down-zero battle of winter and 'attack in another direction' (partorisca avert an use of a hated estrata' word) that the General smith brilliantly executed partorisca save his mandate.

I sides has interviewed and has obtained glimpsed with many of some participants that comprises some Chinese sources and the civilian the one who was both in Seoul and a city partorisca stage our finally has evacuated forces of. This gives an immediacy to a battle and takes a reader to a hilltops, medical tents, convoys, and perimeters that hosted American (and some British) soldate in of the arctic conditions to the equal that have struggled partorisca maintain cohesion of unit among overwhelming numerical pressure of a Chinese. An author centres the majority of his history in a view of a line forward. Ossia Battles in all his cold, ache, misery, the fear and the confusion said for an expert. A grunts-the view of eye dips the perspective some subjects the General smith has faced has won like this of the numerous questions of supply, engineering and humour of troop. The mandate of Smith was brilliant and is an American general the one who deserves partorisca be quite known - his defence in Chosin and remove it successful was each one has bitten like those shines if no more than McAuliffe the defence achieved of Bastogne (this in spite of partorisca be so only, different wars. Smith has faced the time the hard plus and his troops scattered initially with some yard-was. McAuliffe Faced the much more anticipated and enemy very instrumented in the some Germans likes him compared to of some Chineses facing Smith, this in spite of McAuliffe enjoyed an intact perimeter as well as a relief partorisca advance in a form of George S. Patton). Finally achieved, a battle and remove it has done thousands of American casualties planned so only to a Body and Commanders of Theatre wishful thought and humour of management and imprudent troop. A fact that the has not been the surrender the the Corregidor is had to so only to General Smith, his regimental commanders, agents of youngster and a grit and tenacity of Marino. In my alcohol, this history further illustrates reason some Marine are foreseen a reputation concealed has thought him of like this one of a plus end that struggle the establishments have not gathered never.

I sides that is done well in 'of the Soldate of Ghost,' 'Blood and Thunder,' and esalm of Gel,' This author gives the history adds a voice deserves partorisca produce thrilling histories.
4 / 5
In his author partorisca reserve later Hampton the sides rid count it concise and highly readable of any forces American armies that struggled in some infamous Chosin Resevoir in North Korea during 1950.

All are in a Korean War is to the look reissues of MASH then is due to calm partorisca read this book. Sides' the narrative confidences on abundance of first hand reminisces of some men those who has struggled there and does partorisca the history partorisca oblige. That is attacking is some histories of some Marine in some tactical level those who has struggled partorisca survive in unfathomable cold against an overwhelming force of the Chineses of Communist armies of Mao. It is questionable that has Americans today those who are done of some materials although it could prevail he in such partorisca struggle now. A gallantry and the individual sacrifices have done will do appreciates our members of service the one who has the data sustains during this police action so that it has called.

I sides of ladies is clearly any defender of Douglas General MacArthur; his initial failure to accept an intelligence was given in a likelihood of a Chinese implication is unforgivable. Also exiting bad is MacArthur commander of campaign, MG Ned Almond that to invidente has followed his mandates partorisca drive to a Yalu River and a flange with Cina that ignores a inhospitable terrain and conditions of time. A commander of a 1st Marine Distribution, BG Oliver P. Smith, the one who has resisted a brunt of a Chosin Resevoir battle, is a hero of this history. His perseverance in resisting his mandate jointed in spite of his superiors blinded for hubris give ailing-has conceived the orders is laudable partorisca say a less.

“In the Desperate earth” is an excellent he counting again of the chapter of USMC history that deserves attention and does not have to that never be forgotten.
5 / 5
Author Hampton the sides has written the masterful book in a Battle of a Chosin Reservior.

Directed for a vaunted First Marine Distribution (of Guadalcanal and Okinawa afamada in Second world-wide War), General Douglas MacArthur and his leader of X Body, Almond of Edward of the General, has begun the push partorisca a Yalu river. Buoyed for a success of a Inchon landings, MacArthur has loved to extend his goodness to a doorstep of Cina. MacArthur The president has convinced Harry Truman during his in island of Awake fulfilling that a Chinese would not cross a flange in North Korea. MacArthur Has believed so it could finalise a Korean conflict for an end of December, 1950.

Directed for his commander, General Oliver Smith, one First Marine Distribution there is anticipated to a Cosin Reservoir. But MacArthur was bad in his estimativa of a Chinese. They have begun in fact cross a flange in North Korea in October, 1950, and for a time some Americans have achieved Chosin, on 300,000 Chineses was while to them.

As Arrived in an after several weeks was one of some battles partorisca define of a Korean War, as well as one of some more utmost moments partorisca one First Marine Distribution. Outnumbered And facing terrible time where some temperatures fallen consistently to twenty terracings down zero, a vastly outnumbered the marine has against struggled some Chinese and North Koreans. Some Marine has struggled with ferocity and value to the equal that have executed his estruggling withdrawl' to a mar.

'In Desperate earth' is an excellent work of this battle of epic. Reading like a novel of action, author Hampton the sides describes all the appearances of this critical battle; of an American arrival in a Reservoir to some Chinese attacks, and finally to a harrowing withdrawl of some American forces. The heroes abound during a book, and the sides describes the a lot of personal battles have struggled of Americans and soldate Marine. I give this book adds my main recommendation. Has read Sides' esoldiers of Ghost', and 'In Desperate earth' is to good sure in a same level. It does not lose this excellent book.
4 / 5
Hampton Sides' good writing in a Chosin the campaign of Reservoir takes calm to an eye of a storm. This rendition the spent during a battle more the orders of a Korean War are much more adds that so only the a lot of-the historical accounts have researched of the military battle. An author knows some like this good facts that it is able to act the powerful history concealed there is quickly-paced moment. A churn that page of turns of a book, coupled with the extraordinary order of an author of a tongue, this a book of entity that all the world-wide ought partorisca read. I have chosen to read this book because my father do fault like the Marine in Korea and I has loved to comprise that it had experienced. Although you are interested at all in a Korean War, will see like a narcissistic General Douglas MacArthur caused one of some failures of worse intelligence in American military history. Repeatedly, we see the people in leaderships situates the one who flex his muscle partorisca do careless and stupid decisions that has arrived some lives of brave Americans. In spite of MacArthur stupidity, our troops rallied heroically, and many have lived partorisca say harrowing experiences. My father has spent long, and like a lot of men of his generation has not spoken in the quell'had spent his in Korea. Because of this book, this in spite of, has the conceptual comprising that it had found it in battle. Like an interesting note, my father died in the military hospital. In a hospital group of pressure, has had the product to the oil framed big that describes a battle in a Chosin Reservoir. Later during the funerals of my father, the man the one who is coming partorisca pay his respects said me to knots that my father had saved his life in Korea. Thank you Hampton Sides partorisca this history powerfully writing!
5 / 5
The sides of ladies has taken by means of the investigation has extended a Battle of a Frozen Chosin like this said his and several veterans of a Korean War. Everything of us the marine know of the boot camps a global history of Chesty Puller some Marine more decorated in history. But this work concentrates in Smith of Oliver of Marino General likes 1st Distribution of commander Marino and his to sustain regimental commanders that comprises Puller. The sides of ladies pulls a reader in of a start and masterfully weaves a history and personal histories of a combatants on all the sides. Well fact, ladies!! Hays Of gene, MSgt USMC has Takes , Fallen Lai, Vietnam 11/67 to 12/68.
4 / 5
My father has shared his experiences of a Chosin campaign of Reservoir with me and I have been horrified partorisca he never of then. At length I have researched and read in this inhuman chance that he and like this another has the lean data. Any until I have read this account, which comprises very personal, harrowing and triumphant histories, has lived in fact and experienced it to me. If you want to feel terror, horror, and anguish, testifica unremitting bravery in a face of ceaseless, overwhelms it, and ghastly battles, and submerged calm in one the majority of unforgiving terrain and force of climate of EUA has not faced never, has to read In Desperate earth. Hampton I sides will situate you there. You will stun you.

Robert M. Lynch, the author of A Bed has Done: A travesía partorisca expect praise, fifty years in a doing.
5 / 5
This book combines a lot of excellent histories of this history of epic. A monumental stupidity of MacArthur and his personnel has pressed the deep American forces to Korea where was exposure and vulnerable. A big mandate has ignored an intelligence that has identified clearly a Chinese Army has prepared partorisca attack of the American forces the one who was has situated bad. Some Marine, down One. Or. Smith has seen a reality of a situation and in ignorant big mandate idiotic the poised strategy partorisca a worse. When it Is spent and a Chinese has attacked a undermanned and the bad American army has directed a rslaughter and was on. But some Marine is the different race of the Americans that forces of fight. Vastly outnumbered. Struggling is sub the arctic conditions was has struggled some overwhelming Chineses onslaught. There is the part where the marine tired trace the part at night by means of territory of enemy partorisca reinforce the critic outpost. Some temperatures were in a minus 40 row. Some Marine silently marched by means of territory of enemy in one the majority of terrible of conditions partorisca miles in some darkness and has achieved felizmente a outpost in that has saved it probably a Marine distribution. Like the history of American feat of arms this battle is one of one the majority of amazing in our history of nations. Partorisca Appreciate a magnitude of a history has to that comprise that bad our army has been directed for a mandate and leadership of civilian. An earth was the field of murder and the majority of some forces of EUA has been destroyed and has humiliated. Calm does not listen any one a lot roughly that in our history. How it is said, if you do not comprise the history is convict partorisca the repeat.
4 / 5
Partorisca The war that some people think has been forgotten, has it helluva plot of books on some Marine of EUA in Korea. Ossia One of them. In 347 pages, follows a First Marine distribution of an invasion of Inchon port, to través callejero Seoul that struggles bad, and north to a frozen wastelands of a Chosin Reservoir.

Some participants of these chances are customised by means of the series of histories on some lives of some of some Marine and some of some Korean civilians. These personal histories do a book an easy bed, but they I also uses on spatial that can otherwise has resupplied detail More adds them in some military operations. A main house of a book is in a general to command Marine Premiers, Oliver Prince Smith.

The general smith has been ordered partorisca move Marino like this quickly like this possible to a north flange of North Korea. Smith thinks that that an order is unwise, and that will spend it on a death of a lot of, if any all, of his troops. A book clearly describes the one who the smith has treated that conflict. A book also presents some points of seen politicians and military of Cina, as it decides to mediate in a conflict.

The fashion partorisca write of an author and an use of result of short chapters in the book that is easy to read. In another hand, some readers those who are familiarised with some details of a Chosin the campaign of Reservoir can take a uneasy that feels that some of some facts have presented here differ that it has read it elsewhere.

All has said, is the very interesting book .
4 / 5
Look A lot well in a Chosin phase of Reservoir of a Korean War. Good descriptions of a Inchon landings and a subsequent battle partorisca Seoul, which was unnecessarily destructive simply reason MacArthur has loved the busy peels sure date, directed in the alike fashion his horrific battle partorisca Manila in WW II, part of Dugout unnecessary campaign to retake some the Filippine to an end of a war simply been due to his ego. An author is partorisca take on a blowhard Almond, the commander of Doug of X Army, and his unreasonable commanded to Smith, commander of 1 Distribution of Marino, which directly headed to a disaster in Chosin, is priceless. A description of one struggling and suffering in an earth for a grunts and his leaders is very good. These types have paid a prize, likes to regulate GI always fact, partorisca poor decision-doing in a cup. The decision partorisca relieve of Truman MacArthur was way overdue, IMO.

The account of this author confirms my opinion that Dugout would have to that it has been the way has relieved behind in a start of WW II, when his inaction and the passivity headed to a destruction of goodness of American air in an earth in some the Filippine, well after an attack on Hawaii and with which had had abundance partorisca warn, clue for his pathetic campaign partorisca defend some islands and subsequent evasion to Australia, leaving Jonathan Wainwright that resists a stock exchange. Some additions 'bugout' to the his other motes. FDR Simply could not resupply a politician fallout that would be resulted in relieving, because of MacArthur political backing in some the EUA. One subsequent unnecessary and horrific battle partorisca Peleliu, an even more unnecessary assault in some the Filippine he, that comprises a brutal frontal assault on Manila which is resulted in of the tens of thousands of civilian casualties and a destruction of a city he, can all be dipped to MacArthur ego and that so only. A continuous cast in(Hirohito left of a hook but Yamashita persecuted with the revenge simply reason a last swipe has had MacArthur battle), etc. Etc.

This continuous book that sad catalogs partorisca comprise Dugout hubris and strategic overreach ignore an imminent Chinese implication in Korea that the alley directs finally with which three long years of the blood and that suffers duquel this account is so only one separates. Well value a bed.
4 / 5
Am giving this book 5 stars. A 5 indication of star partorisca me half a book possesses the WOW! Factor(s) and this reservation there have gone certainly that expresses that feeling in several occasions. Partorisca Begin with has to that confess these wars of the 20th century generally does not have to that treat adds of appeal partorisca me so that it tends to has been too done for half comunicacionales populate. Consistently, I do not know any one a lot in a Korean War and surprisingly this war has not looked partorisca take an exposure of the half comunicacionales usual of the wars has struggled after an invention of film, TV, and an internet. An only film can take in a Korean War was Gregory Peck in 'Collina of Rib of the Pig'. It has called a War Forgotten and that really is true. I have read Jeff Shaara historical fiction regarding a subject same last year and that the book has opened my eyes and awareness to a battle described in these pages but I can not imagine the best, more concise, more readable, and more entertaining treatment of a Battle of a Chosin the reservoir concealed how has been fulfilled for Hampton Sides.

While an author has written the history has written he with a heart pounding emotion of the bestselling thriller. Included knowing a result of a diverse disparate chance in this battle could not dip a book down until I have read another page and then another and, well all knows like this goes. The sides does not go to the plot of detail in a specifics of some commitments and some strategies and tactical. This is not that class of book. That a reader is given is the strong sense of living some fights and terrors that has been experienced for Marino and soldate that was there and those that commanded. While many of some histories have said in this book can be previously state recounted in other works this still done author the masterful does partorisca say some histories partorisca a profit of readers that is not learnt like this of this War or this battle. This book is an example of as the history really would owe that be written so that the normal people can improve to appreciate and digest an information that has to that all be familiar with. A reader can not help but dip this book down and section with the best comprising of some horrors of war and the visit More adds them partorisca some young people that is the correspondent was partorisca give sustain these horrors. This book is going in my Highly Recommended bookshelf and expect everything of calm give this reservation deserved it very read. It enjoys.
4 / 5
Likes Marina, am interested always in history of Body Marino. Some battles of some 'frozen Choose' was the different class of the fight that expect of Marino the one who are usually pictured 'island hopping' in a Pacific or that stabs thru a jungle of Viet Nam; not freezing the death in the snow of Korea has has covered mountains.
Is recount develops more than just the transmission in terrain and climate, dips coffins some worries face some men in an earth that fights, and those for behind some semence forward partorisca direct one struggling. Tip a soldato to bonds of soldato of some men in some varied squads and like his no-has uploaded the agents have concerned roughly the so much character; he after portrait like a level a low plus has uploaded the worry of agents is saving his platoon or company, more than being concerned with to to some soldate likes them to them the character; then tip like a commander of distribution (General Smith), is concerned not even with business and platoons, but with a fate of his distribution; and, finally, tip like a commander of global operation (General MacArthur) is concerned more in his own legacy.
One looks very interesting and informative in a structure of order of unit partorisca struggle also the chronic of a bravery and struggling of a sailor and the units of army have involved.
5 / 5
In of the starts of Desperate Earth was well with the good overview of Korea and his recent agonies with occupation of Giappone and his importance relatively smaller in a world-wide a big plus. There have it also the good overview of a world of Red Fright of 1950 like the powder does not solve too amiably with which WWII.

But here is 45 chapters all roughly a battle like results to trench warfare POV history that takes draggy. Dances behind and advances, cold, and frostbite. Some more behind and advances among boots in an earth and big level the political tensions would have it more does stimulating. Truman is shooting of MacArthur is superficially launched in in an end. As that? Historically it has impacted.

In the Desperate earth would have to that appeal more to this interested in some experiences of marine battle more than textbook history.
4 / 5
A writing was terrific, but the odorò tinge of superiority of Joins of the Ivy and liberal compassions, like this Googled an author and sure enough was of my own school, but the majority of recent vintage- before a 'old school' resulted the port partorisca idiot and liberals. Have @@give That it could it to it have been one of a bit those that those who had had the breakfast, dinner, or is spent an evening in an athletic chance with all some players- Truman, Mac, Eisenhower Acheson. Ossia The real history , also.
In last diverse years there is not reading the better book neither the more engrossing history with the sense of rhythm - - -that 'In Desperate earth.' ( That can have has done it errors in writing with your tiny impression, but confess any bad test) This
the book has been recommended for Annapolis grad-Marino-Engineer extrordinaire- and the real gentleman.

Jack Flobeck- Yale 1956 Cradles of Colorado, Colorado
5 / 5
Like the veteran of a Korean 'Police Action' was (but no the participant in a conflict of Korea), are constantly has adapted that some troops of EUA has the data down sustains questionable leadership. This book compares well with David Halberstam is 'A Winter A Cold plus', duquel have a autographed copies for an agent the one who was there. The majority of a current generation of young citizens knows at all of the like a compulsory draft has taught those of us those who do fault ( was 19 at the same time). Some invaluable shots of honour, value, and, in a chance of Marino, unspeakable suffering. Often reflected in some any one has lived bolt like the result of senseless wars without winners, and am attacked with the deep sense of ache partorisca they (one of them was the classmate of the mine the one who resulted it casualty his first day of fight), then , although it is been a lot of years , is still very personal. Read a book, although you have read 'A Winter A Cold plus'. It will be a lot of humbling.
5 / 5
A THRILLING And TRUTHFUL HISTORY OF MARINO that STRUGGLE HIS WAY Out of A HORRIBLE SITUATION DURING The KOREAN has BEEN to DO FAULT in the MARINE BODY DURING The KOREAN ANOTHER DAY has EXPECTED to SEE MY DOCTOR, WHEN A KOREAN LADY has COME And has AFTER SEATED To CONVERSED PARTORISCA A bit those that SMALL, And has SAID HERE WAS MARINO And THAT have to DO FAULT IN THE KOREAN has SAID, THESE WORDS ESATTE, 'THANK YOU partorisca SAVE MY COUNTRY..'And WE KOREA Is An ECONOMIC POWERHOUSE And NORTH KOREA Is A DYNASTY of BAD ......... The BOOK Is A LOVELY And that IMPORTS HISTORICALLY CORRECT DESCRIPTION OF THIS TIME in the HISTORY OF Ours Is A WONDERFUL HISTORY Of A WHO of the MARINE AIRMAN BLACK has DIED THERE, A HEROIC HISTORY OF THE BOOK And the INCREDIBLE VALUE Is A PROPERTY.. I RECOMMEND IT HIGHLY.............
4 / 5
There be enjoyed to read this book because it appreciates the fashion of an author and like approximations a subject. An organisation of a book is in the first place-tax, presents to plot of context that things of easy frames partorisca follow, and thinks that is there. The military history is difficult to write reason so much is arriving simultaneously in the big piece of territory. While The historian has to that write chronologically. The sides examines attentively some 1.os Marine in Yudam-neither and Collina of Fox, but only touches slightly in this section of entity of a battlefield this was key to ensure Hagaru: East Hill. The sides mentions an importance of this piece of geography in several places, but different some other sectors, does not develop conflict of Collina Of is in any real terracing--certainly any to a terracing that does partorisca some another, where comprises the variety of anecdotal and the in the first place hand-held evidence. Still, a book is the a lot of read, but so only need the little better balance.
4 / 5
This was the serious reasonably good at the beginning accounts of person of one 1st MARDIV and experiences of units of support in a Chosin Reservoir, but a florid overwrought the prose spoils a whole thing. Further, while MacArthur was a lot of spent his prime for one to Korea of time has been invaded, a contempt partorisca the units of Army is also that dips era. Finally, a constant excuse that does partorisca Truman and his inept advisors, as Acheson is unforgivable. Truman frankly admits that it knew it this, but has chosen any partorisca have Ridgway substitute MacArthur when it could have done some well. Prpers Having China of date to Mao for '49, once a Chinese has entered a war, like minimum a Chosin Reservoir, a the Suiho Plants partorisca Be able to and Yalu the bridges would owe that it has been disabled as well as any concentrations of PLA troops in any side of a flange. In planting to isolate a battlefield and interdicting distributes his ROE asked it headlong retreat and has given an initiative to a PLA partorisca a rest of a conflict.
5 / 5
Are the student of a Korean War and has read several books in a subject. My father landed in Inchon and Iwon. It was the member of a 7th Distribution of Infantry, 17th Regiment. His unit of the army of the the USA was one of only two this has achieved a Yalu River.
This book is the very a lot of bed and house more than any another has read in some personal histories of many of a combatants. A portrait of Gene. Smith and Gene. To the almond is aventajada.
5 / 5
Here is to that liked him to me this book: until I finalised it, my prime minister has thought partorisca wake each day was to grab this book and reading partorisca begin, and then at night hated partorisca put to bed me reason have had still unread pages at the head of me. A bit those that random observations:
1. It was a lot of-researched, with the wealth of information roughly some of some participants.
2. Generals MacArthur, Almond, and Willoughby is exposed like fatally defective partorisca several reasons, and hundreds if no the thousands of Americans and soldate Marine have paid a definite prize partorisca these shortcomings.
3. Marine general Oliver Smith has saved the street of alive countless American his tactical and strategic acumen, and is to good sure a true hero of Chosin.
4. A book “flows” a lot well, pulling calm of a short chapter , readable to a prójimo.
5. There is discussion of and of a Chinese perspective, which have appreciated.
6. Had the few unexpected moments of humanities, p. p.ej., The marine that feels bad roughly all a killed Chinese, Private Cafferata when being livid when his agent the order has ordered an execution of Chinese prisoners of war, and the Chinese agent any able to surrender helps to has wounded American but this in spite of saying to them in almost perfect English, “Bless you all, can has given with you.”
7. A value and perseverance of Marino, in that then and facing these odds, left has daunted.
8. Like another reviewers has commented, the little more the maps would have been well.
9. In a book, Willoughby is described so only and without familiar, but in the real life there has been the woman and daughter.
10. Sometimes an author has taken the little has spent was with words that required to consult the dictionary. Two times in some first 43 pages a word “has obtained” equally, no in a normal sense of “taken” or “experience” but in a quite dark, secondary meaning of “[be] prevalent, customary, or has established.” For this take this sentence , “An inner curious faith has OBTAINED then some armed forces....”
11. In general, ossia the glorious book . Read the, calm will not feel .
4 / 5
Liked reason has explained that of an elderly Chinese General said in his book, 'An Art of War'. There are nine classes of earth and a ond called 'desperate earth' is a a to avert this in spite of like this McArthur has sent a 1st distribution of Marino and an Army X body on only a street to take to N. Korean and one same to exit in a worse winter the century when a temperature has fallen to -25 and go down sometimes. Mac Has said Truman that a Chinese would not enter a war and already two first weeks of these Chinese troops quietly have come to N. Korean and 24 Distribution has surrounded Gene. He 8th army of Walker in an east and Gene. Armed of almonds in a west. An eight army when they have fulfilled a horde of far Chinese to the sud all a way to a 38th parallel. The historians call it a 'the main bug Is gone in Military History'. Some Marine has had to struggle for five days and has then done the big breakout down a Street of Main Service to Hagaro-laughed where the General smith there has been some engineers build a airstrip. They were able to the fly was 4500 Marino and army in Giappone and some ships to the turn has spent in of the supplies and of the new men and journalists. They have then struggled his way to Hungnam and has been evacuated by ours Navy and taken to the sud.
5 / 5
This book is the no-controls-account of sweep of one the majority of underestimated and mismanaged battles in American history, so only as in Vietnam, if any first. A an and so only reason this battle is not resulted in the complete annihilation of a group of whole battle was a fact that there was a bit serious battle hardened on-the-the Marine earth and agents of Army the one who has taken an initiative to speak up and take necessary action to struggle his way was against overwhelming odds. This book delves to a mindset of a POTUS and a Commander in Boss (General McArthur), any to mention some of some Agents of classify big of the army dipped in command of a battle of earth; as his underestimated no only some conditions of time but a lot especially an enemy. Ossia One of some better books has read regarding one 'war' in North Korea.
5 / 5
Hampton I sides has produced to objective-history of some the Body of EUA Marino' Chosin campaign of Reservoir. It has distilled effectively a material of at least the publications of the earliest dozen. In fact, it recognises these predecessors in a Acknowledgements section. This is not the complaint. If you have bed any one another book in Chosin, beginning here. It would be necessary to inspire you to submerge deeper. Martin Russ' 'Breakout' is the representation much more granulates. Joe Owens' 'Colder that Hell' recounts his personal experience. Calm also can consider David Haberstam is 'A Colder War' and Roy Appleman is 'C of Chosin.' A continuous cast in. If you enjoy historical fiction, test James Brady is esome Marino of Autumn.'
5 / 5
Has won the BA and MINE in history and has taught he for several years in the public institute. Now take out of, has a time to read that it does not think never can me interest, and considering history, full in some empty. My interest in a Korean war is coming like this splits of my interest in the presidency of Harry Truman. He a bit those that the years have read David Halberstam is 'A Winter A Cold plus, Amsterdam And A Korean War', the account to oblige to struggle in snow and cold brutal in the highland terrain. It could not dip down Hamptom Sides 'In Desperate earth Marino in a Reservoir, the battle more Orders of a Korean War. Here it is an account that spent when 20,000 men of a First Marine Distribution have been ordered to advance to a Yalu River for General MacArthur with which there is engreído Truman and another in an administration that a Chinese would not enter a war. 300,000 ; Some marine has been surrounded and his yard of supply line. They have directed to resist his place, killing a lot of more Chinese and North Koreans that the
casualties has suffered, and to retreat of the sud and to a mar. Some brutal conditions, an ache of the harms suffered and some deaths of comrades is hard to imagine any one going thru. A heroism of some marine is awe inspiring.
4 / 5
Is resulted one gives support of Hampton Sides when I read 'Blood and Thunder.' 'Desperate earth' there is not disappointed. Have @@give That has known almost at all in a Korean War, as have thinks that has required to read the most comprehensible history of a first war to face 'Desperate Earth.' I have chosen David Halberstam' pound - 'A Winter A Cold plus' - that quell'was useful in better comprising some personal histories of all some players keys and that spent with which one tactical retreat of a Chosin Reservoir. But the sides resupplies abundance of background in some people and chances that shaped this battle of epic, like this fully can appreciate some deceptions that has been done in some levels some big plus of order, as and reason is spent, and an amazing heroism of some men those who struggled and died like the consequence. Like a veteran Army the one who has struggled in Vietnam, so only can be daunted of some individual histories of bravery, suffering and survival that is recounted in 'Desperate Earth.'