FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BRAVE - The Battle of the Hook Korea 1953.
Leo Cooper, London, 1974, 1st edn., xviii, 170pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., in text diagrams, dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt at spine, wraparound pictorial dustwrapper by Richard Scollins, an account of the biggest battle of the Korean War, the third Battle of the Hook, a classic set-piece example of a battalion in defence which took place in May, 1953, and in terms of steel was the most concentrated confrontation of artillery support and engineering effort since WW1, in which the Black Watch and the Duke of Wellington's Regiment defeated a Chinese army, faintly bumped at upper tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: a little sunned at spine, lightly rubbed at tips, very good in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Keywords: war korea army infantry