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Korea 1950-53 Recounting REME Involvement By John Dutton
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The story of the War in Korea and of the part played by the REME from 1950 to 1953 as told by various individuals of that Corps, makes fascinating reading. The support and devotion to their... More > colleagues is most apparent, but typical of the British soldier, these experiences are balanced with a sense of sympathy for the unfortunate Korean civilian population caught up in the conflict, and it wouldn't be a true story of the British soldier without its sprinkling of 'squaddie' humour. John Dutton has provided an excellent compilation of personal accounts in this comprehensive story of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers at war where the positioning of Light Aid Detachments and Field Workshops was just as important to senior commanders in their tactical planning as was the medical back-up of a Regimental Aid Post or a Field Ambulance.< Less
Let Slip the Dogs of War: A Memoir of the 1st Raider Company, Korea, 1950–51 By John W. Connor
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Merriam Press Korean War Series. First eBook Edition 2017. A few weeks after North Korea invaded the South, a Provisional Raider Co. was created to blow up bridges and railway tunnels behind enemy... More > lines. Of 800 volunteers, 115 made the cut, enduring weeks of grueling training. Raiders went ashore at Inchon with the Marines, and X Corps at Wonsan. They conducted long-range intelligence-gathering patrols in which they also inserted and removed Korean agents. During the Chosin Reservoir campaign they took and held open the mountain passes for the withdrawal of the Marines and the 7th Division. The Raiders were evacuated from North Korea on 14 Dec 1950, and assigned anti-guerrilla activities in South Korea. At Chang-to they were cut off and surrounded by two North Korean regiments. On 1 Apr 1951, all Ranger and Special Operations units were disbanded because the army high command believed they were not being utilized properly. This is their story, as told by a member of the unit. 32 photos, 7 documents.< Less
Okanogan's Dash... 1944 - 1979 By Frank Jablonski
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Okanogan's Dash is what went on aboard the attack transport USS Okanogan (APA 220). With over 4,000 serving in her over 25 years much happened. Many of the crew just rode, some died and one was born... More > but most youngsters became men and went on to lead meaningful lives. Once home to us all, she sails no more.< Less
Influences & Incentives By B.J. Reynolds
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A Baby-boomer recalls family and friends from age 3 to 63. Growing up in the midwest, this regular Joe gains farming experience the hard way, enjoys sports participation, and learns basic values. ... More > Our Omaha teenager gets transplanted to California in the midst of his athletic endeavors in baseball and basketball. After a stint in College he becomes a Military Police Training Sergeant in Inchon, Korea, prior to starting a 40 year career with Xerox, Kodak, and other Manufacturers. The memories include life and death experiences, surviving downsizing, and outsourcing America's manufacturing. And finally, Joe gets a second chance at happiness, marriage, and a new family. Although unique, you'll definitely relate.< Less
Let Slip the Dogs of War By John W. Connor
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A few weeks after North Korea invaded South Korea, Gen. MacArthur authorized the creation of a Provisional Raider Co. to blow up bridges and railway tunnels behind enemy lines. Of 800 volunteers, 115... More > made the cut, enduring weeks of grueling training. Raiders went ashore at Inchon with the Marines, and X Corps at Wonsan. They conducted long-range intelligence-gathering patrols in which they also inserted and removed Korean agents. During the Chosin Reservoir campaign they took and held open the mountain passes for the withdrawal of the Marines and the 7th Division. The Raiders were evacuated from North Korea on 14 December 1950, and assigned anti-guerrilla activities in South Korea. At Chang-to they were cut off and surrounded by two North Korean regiments. On 1 April 1951, all Ranger and Special Operations units were disbanded because the army high command believed they were not being utilized properly. This is their story, as told by a member of the unit. 32 photos, 7 documents.< Less
Truman and MacArthur: Adversaries for a Common Cause By Donald J. Farinacci
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This book tells a story of events which occurred during a brief but momentous period in American history, involving two extraordinary men, President Harry S. Truman and General of the Army Douglas... More > MacArthur. The story tells of their interaction during a time of grave national crisis, how they veered badly off course and ultimately collided head-on. It was a collision which both altered the course of history and irreparably changed their personal destinies. Included are details of the Korean War during the 1950-51 period. 80 photos, 6 maps, 1 ill., 6 documents.< Less
Truman and Macarthur: Adversaries for a Common Cause By Donald J. Farinnaci
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This book tells a story of events which occurred during a brief but momentous period in American history, involving two extraordinary men, President Harry S. Truman and General of the Army Douglas... More > MacArthur. The story tells of their interaction during a time of grave national crisis, how they veered badly off course and ultimately collided head-on. It was a collision which both altered the course of history and irreparably changed their personal destinies. Included are details of the Korean War during the 1950-51 period. 80 photos, 6 maps, 1 ill., 6 documents.< Less