Quoting the AP reporters, he shows contradictions in how they claimed to have done their work.
If one only reads the concluding chapter of Bateman's book, the flaws so disturbingly apparent in the AP's story are blown wide open.
This is an excellent piece of military history in general and Korean War history in particular.
The author spends far too much time bringing up his own credentials and not enough time providing sufficient evidence that the press was wrong in the reporting of this case. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Patriot Reader
There was always something fishy about the story the Associated Press published in September 1999 about a massacre at No Gun Ri, South Korea, in July 1950. Read morePublished on November 19, 2006 by Harry Eagar
A U.S. military perspective of the proceedings at No Gun Ri during the Korean War is a welcome one, and offers an interesting contrast to the human rights tone of "The Bridge at No... Read morePublished on August 7, 2004 by A Reader
This is an excellent piece of military history in general and Korean War history in particular. Only Appleman's East of Chosin dissects the anatomy of a tragedy in Korea with as... Read morePublished on December 20, 2002 by Gary J. Jakacky
Truly fantastic! WHAT A PIECE OF work this book is. Mr. Bateman has written a superb book that chronicles what combat soldiers, like himself, have endured throughout the... Read morePublished on December 4, 2002
The so-called _Skeptical Inquirer_magazine (Sept-Oct 2002 issue) has a review of this title, which shreds the story about the phony massacre at No Gun Ri during the Korean war. Read morePublished on October 27, 2002 by Holy Olio