Fight, Dig and Live: The Story of the Royal Engineers in the Korean War :: George Cooper

Fight, Dig and Live: The Story of the Royal Engineers in the Korean War :: George Cooper soon to be presented for sale on the brilliant BookLovers of Bath web site!

Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2011, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Plans of battle; Black & white photographs; Maps; Title page vignette; Annnexes (1);

>From the cover: The deeply unpleasant Korean War began in 1950 with an unprovoked attack by North Korea. Hostilities went on for three long years, followed by an uneasy armistice that continues to this day. United Kingdom casualties amounted to some 300 Officers and 4,000 Other Ranks, many of them conscripts, while a total of over 100,000 United Nations soldiers were killed and three times that number wounded.

A Royal Engineer Field Squadron deployed to Korea in late 1950 and this was expanded to a Regiment the following year. Often involved in fierce fighting, the Sappers suffered grievous casualties including 42 killed a…

Introduction by: General Sir Peter Wall

Near Fine in Near Fine Dustwrapper.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 212 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Military catalogue?

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