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ᥫ Free online novels ᦘ By Hampton Sides ᦪ ᥫ Free online novels ᦘ By Hampton Sides ᦪ Hampton Sides s On Desperate Groundis a heart pounding, fiercely written account of the brutal Chosin Reservoir Campaign during the Korean War Every page pulsates with drama Sides, an American master of nonfiction, has written one of the finest battle books ever Douglas Brinkley, New York Timesbestselling author of Rightful Heritageand The Wilderness WarriorWhat a book Through moment by moment, intensely researched details, On Desperate Groundutterly immerses the reader in this harrowing battle.Hampton Sidesgives us a better understanding of the history behind current U.S relations with Korea and China while offering a series of captivating profiles in human couragean absolutely riveting read Anthony Doerr, Pulitzer Prize winning author of All the Light We Cannot See On Desperate Groundis first rate narrative history Hampton Sides characters are richly drawn, his background history engrossing, and his battle scenes bone chillingly realistic a great read Daniel James Brown, 1 New York Timesbestselling author of The Boys in the Boat No one writes war and extreme life and death tales as vividly and authentically as Hampton Sides As a veteran of the 1st Marine Division, I found his new book about one of the most desperate battles in American history to be riveting and beautifully told Sides gets it all right, from the heroism of the Marines trapped in the frozen mountains to the chess moves of the generals and politicians who put them there An incredible page turner of a book, a must read William Broyles Jr, acclaimed screenwriter of Jarhead,Apollo 13,Flags of Our Fathers, and Cast Away On Desperate Ground is first rate narrative history Hampton Sides characters are richly drawn, his background history engrossing, and his battle scenes bone chillingly realistic a great read Daniel James Brown, 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the BoatFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean WarOn October 15, 1950, General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander of UN troops in Korea, convinced President Harry Truman that the Communist forces of Kim Il sung would be utterly defeated by Thanksgiving The Chinese, he said with near certainty, would not intervene in the war.As he was speaking, 300,000 Red Chinese soldiers began secretly crossing the Manchurian border Led by some 20,000 men of the First Marine Division, the Americans moved deep into the snowy mountains of North Korea, toward the trap Mao had set for the vainglorious MacArthur along the frozen shores of the Chosin Reservoir What followed was one of the most heroic and harrowing operations in American military history, and one of the classic battles of all time Faced with probable annihilation, and temperatures plunging to 20 degrees below zero, the surrounded, and hugely outnumbered, Marines fought through the enemy forces with ferocity, ingenuity, and nearly unimaginable courage as they marched their way to the sea.Hampton Sides superb account of this epic clash relies on years of archival research, unpublished letters, declassified documents, and interviews with scores of Marines and Koreans who survived the siege While expertly detailing the follies of the American leaders, On Desperate Ground is an immediate, grunt s eye view of history, enthralling in its narrative pace and powerful in its portrayal of what ordinary men are capable of in the most extreme circumstances.Hampton Sides has been hailed by critics as one of the best nonfiction writers of his generation As the Miami Herald wrote, Sides has a novelist s eye for the propulsive elements that lend momentum and dramatic pace to the best nonfiction narratives. 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    • On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle
    • 4.3
    • 561
    • Format Kindle
    • 0385541155
    • Hampton Sides
    • Anglais
    • 20 August 2017

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