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I had a request from a Korean veteran to find books that he could read about his war.
This book is written in the same gritty factual fast paced style as Sloan's efforts describing the Okinawan campaign in "The Ultimate Battle."
I'm almost done reading this book and will edit ( update ) when finished, but can already remark on how satisfying this book is to read.
Book in very good conditon. Interesting and full of history!Published 2 months ago by Benedicto Wilson F. Porto
Marvelous book and so accurate according to those relatives who were there to fight this battle. Bill Sloan's books are always on point.Published 4 months ago by josephine poynter
Typical popular history. Interesting and exciting of course, no denying that. But history should be more than just a story of people's activities. Read morePublished 6 months ago by MechPebbles
I knew the Korean War was bad the first few months, but I never knew it was this bad. Very well written, well deserved recognition for our Korean war vets.Published 6 months ago by Mark
As in "The Ultimate Battle:..." (Okinawa) and "Given Up for Dead..." (Wake Is.), Sloan does a great job weaving together personal recollections and big-picture... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Dan
Interesting about a war that many of us don't know much and I'm a Baby Boomer. Good read, lots of detail, sometimes too much for me but it was a great glimpse into McArthur and why... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Fred Goldfarb
This is one of the best books I have read in a long time, I learned things that I didn't know about the Korean war, a very personal book for me,The Darkest Summer: Pusan and Inchon... Read morePublished 11 months ago by J. Muetzel