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Chinese hordes and human waves

Category: General Biography
Synopsis
- The North KoreansÆ attack on their Southern neighbours shocked and surprised the World. The conflict rapidly escalated with China soon heavily involved on one side and the United States and United Nations on the other. - - The author, then a young Gunner officer, found himself in the midst of this very nasty war. He describes first handwhat it was like to be at the infamous Battle of the Hook, where UN troops held off massed attacks by the Communists. Few outside the war zone realised just how horrific conditions were. - - As a qualified Chinese interpreter and, later, a senior military intelligence officer, Parritt is well placed to analyse why the Commonwealth got involved, the mistakes and successes and the extreme risk that the war represented. - - This is not only a fine memoir but a unique insight into a forgotten War.
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Synopsis
- The North KoreansÆ attack on their Southern neighbours shocked and surprised the World. The conflict rapidly escalated with China soon heavily involved on one side and the United States and United Nations on the other. - - The author, then a young Gunner officer, found himself in the midst of this very nasty war. He describes first handwhat it was like to be at the infamous Battle of the Hook, where UN troops held off massed attacks by the Communists. Few outside the war zone realised just how horrific conditions were. - - As a qualified Chinese interpreter and, later, a senior military intelligence officer, Parritt is well placed to analyse why the Commonwealth got involved, the mistakes and successes and the extreme risk that the war represented. - - This is not only a fine memoir but a unique insight into a forgotten War.
€18.19
54 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781783373727
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 30/07/2014
Categories - All, Books, Biography & True Crime, Biography, General Biography
No. of Pages - 224
Weight - 390
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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