Scorched Earth, Black Snow: Britain and Australia in the Korean War, 1950 :: Andrew Salmon

Scorched Earth, Black Snow: Britain and Australia in the Korean War, 1950 :: Andrew Salmon soon to be presented for sale on the top-quality BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Aurum Press, 2011, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Plans of battle; Black & white photographs; Maps; List of sources; Glossary;

From the cover: In late summer 1950, short on guns and equipment, British and Australian troops joined United Nations forces defending a South Korea reeling from invasion by the communist North. As the tide turned, 27th Infantry Brigade 1st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 1st Middlesex and 3rd Royal Australians spearheaded the counterattack into North Korea, decimating North Koreas army. Meanwhile, the elite 41 Commando, Royal Marines was raiding deep behind enemy lines. With victory imminent, men expected to be home by Christmas.

It was not to be. In a sho…

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Grey boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 469 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I fascinate you with a carefully selected medley featured in my Military catalogue?

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