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The Battle for Pusan: A Memoir

by Addison Terry

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The Battle of Pusan Perimeter was fought in August and September of 1950 between United Nations Command forces combined with South Korean forces and the forces of North Korea. The U.N. and Republic of Korea forces held Pusan until the Inchon landing, then launched a counter-attack, defeating the North. ( )
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His memoir of these perilous times makes for exciting reading, replete with the drama and sacrifice of men in combat.

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In 1950, North Korean Army forces shocked the world as they streamed across the 38th peninsula by force of arms under the communist regime in Pyongyang. American occupation forces had been withdrawn from the Republic of Korea (ROK) in 1949 leaving a modest group of advisors to the ROK army, whose eight divisions were capable of little more than maintaining internal security. Outnumbered and outgunned, the South was doomed to defeat if America's military might could not quickly be brought to bear. Hastily thrown into battle, U.S. forces finally stabilized a defensive perimeter around the south port city of Pusan. But could they hold it? Addison Terry recalls these perilous times in his exciting memoir, replete with the drama and sacrifice of men in combat.… (more)

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