Rees, David, consultant editor. (Major F.A. Godfrey, Brigadier-General Edwin H. Simmons, Bryan Perrett, Ian Beckett, P.J. Banyard, Anthony Robinson, David Robinson, David Rees.)
Title THE KOREAN WAR: HISTORY AND TACTICS.
Publisher Bedford, (London, 1984).
Seller ID 9785
128 pp, 4to, hard cover in dust jacket. Over 200 illustrations, 75 in color. "...a full and detailed study of this war. It reveals how and why the confrontation in the Korean Peninsula was created and details the events of the war. The reader is taken behind the scenes, into the debates and personality clashes that led U.S. President Harry Truman to dismiss General Douglas MacArthur. Nor does it neglect 'the other side of the hill', for it shows why the Chinese decided to inter v e n e a n d a s sesses the methods that gave their relatively ill-equipped infantry such a devastating impact...coverage is based upon an analysis of the fighting, examining the way that the conflict developed from a fluid war of movement to a s ta ti c tr e nc h wa r fa re in which attrition and small-scale patrolling became the dominant features..." Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing, ghost sticker mark on front panel. NF/VG