Latham, William Clark.

A Cold Days in Hell : American POWs in Korea - College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2013. - 1 online resource (338 p.) - eBooks on Demand Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series . - Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series .

Contents; Notes; List of Maps; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Korean Peninsula; Introduction; 1. The Summer Soldiers; Pusan Perimeter; 2. The Tide Turns; Photograph gallery; 3. The Death March; Tiger Death March; 4. The Warning; Battle of Unsan; 5. Home by Christmas; Chongchon River; 6. The Reservoir; Chosin Reservoir; 7. The Deadly Winter; 8. Spring 1951; 9. The Pilots' War; 10. Mutual Suspicion; 11. The Pawns; 12. Freedom and Recrimination; Appendix; List of Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index

Following the North Korean assault on the Republic of Korea in June of 1950, the invaders captured more than a thousand American soldiers and brutally executed hundreds more. American prisoners who survived their initial moments of captivity faced months of neglect, starvation, and brutal treatment as their captors marched them north toward prison camps in the Yalu River Valley.Cold Days in Hell provides a detailed account of their captivity and offers valuable insights into an ongoing issue: the conduct of prisoners in the hands of enemy captors and the rules that should g

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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Prisoners and prisons, North Korean.
Prisoners of war -- Korea (North).
Prisoners of war -- United States.


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