CHOSIN RESERVOIR CAMPAIGN KOREA. Official USMC study on the Operations of the 1st Marine Div. & 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in Korea Nov. 27 - Dec. 11, 1950
Summary: Well researched and splendidly written by a team of Marine Corps Historians, this reprint brings this superb series available once again. Detailed operational narrative along with photos, situation maps, OB's, command lists, Same Binding as original. This volume covers the lst Marine Division and lst Marine Air Wing during the Chosin Reservoir campaign on Korea's NE coast during the initial Chinese intervention, the subsequent Chinese assault and the fighting retreat in bitter winter weather to Hungnam and the evacuation at Wonsan, 26 Oct to 25 Dec, 1950. Originally published as Volume III in the five volume official history for USMC operations in Korea. The breakout of the 1st Marine Division and soldiers of the 7th Infantry Divisions from the Chosin Reservoir will long be remembered as one of the inspiring epics of America's history they fight their way through 12 Chinese divisions over a 78-mile mountain road in sub-zero weather. This study covers the battle from the viewpoint of the man in the foxhole as well as the senior officers. 432 pages. Photos, maps.