The new breed; the story of the U.S. Marines in Korea.
By: Geer, Andrew Clare.Material type: TextPublisher: New York, Harper Edition: [1st ed.].Description: 395 pages illustrations 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): United States. Marine Corps. Marine Division, 1st | Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Regimental histories -- United States -- Marine Corps. 1st Division | Korean War, 1950-1953 Regimental histories Marine Corps. 1st Division United States | United States / Marine Corps / Division, 1stAdditional physical formats: Online version:: New breed.; Online version:: New breed.DDC classification: 951.9
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A fire starts; the fire brigade is called -- The Marines, air and ground, go into action August 3-9 -- The "advance" to the Southwest. Paedun-ni and Koong are captured. August 9-13 -- The advance ends in a tragic withdrawal. August 13 -- The perimeter is saved. The first day of battle for "No Name Ridge." August 17 -- The battle of Naktong Bulge is won and the enemy is driven into the river. August 18-19 -- The enemy rescues the Naktong and Miryang is threatened. The central perimeter is saved again. September 3-5 -- The Minute Men of 1950: the Marine Reserves are called -- Preparation for Inchon -- The Inchon landing and penetration to the Han River -- Seoul : part 1. The battle for and entrance to a city -- Seoul: part 2. The battle of buildings. roadblocks and barricades -- Marine air power over Inchon-Seoul : a classic demonstration of close support -- Wonsan : a guerrilla war and a new enemy -- The new enemy : the communist Chinese -- The "advance to the Yalu -- The marines are introduced to frozen Chosin -- The attack to the west -- The enemy strikes: the Marines are surrounded -- The battle for survival : every an a rifleman -- The attack to the south -- March to the sea.