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    DescriptionThe authorative classic of the Korean War, 'This Kind of War' is a dramatic and hard-hitting account of the conflict written from the perspective of those who fought in it.


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    Title
    This Kind of War
    Subtitle
    The Classic Korean War History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) T. R. Fehrenbach
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 540
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 748 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781574883343
    ISBN 10: 1574883348
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: JWL, HBJF
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPG
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPK
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27470
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    DC21: 951.9042
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    DC22: 951.9042
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027020
    Thema V1.0: NHF, JWL
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MPQ, 3MPQM
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1FPK
    Edition
    50
    Edition statement
    50 anniversary ed
    Illustrations note
    20 b&w photos; 26 maps
    Publisher
    Potomac Books Inc
    Imprint name
    Brassey's US
    Publication date
    01 April 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Dulles
    Author Information
    COL. T. R. FEHRENBACH, USA (Ret.), commanded units in Korea at the platoon, company, and battalion levels. A resident of San Antonio, Texas, he is the author of Comanches: The Destruction of a People; Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans; and Seven Keys to Texas.
    Review quote
    "* "Immensely readable." - New York Times "Fehrenbach describes good decisions and bad ones with insight and expertise. But what he does best of all, and what is so memorable, is his eloquent, some-times painful description of the GIs who must bear the burden of those decisions. That is the awful beauty of this book - it cuts straight to the heart of all the political and military errors, and reveals the brave souls who have to bleed and die for mistakes made." - Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.)"