To the Last Round: The Epic British Stand on the Imjin River, Korea 1951 :: Andrew Salmon

To the Last Round: The Epic British Stand on the Imjin River, Korea 1951 :: Andrew Salmon soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Aurum Press, 2009, Hardback in dust wrapper.

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

From the cover: Nearly sixty years after the event, the defence of the Imjin River in April 1951 still remains the most desperate and costly battle fought by British soldiers since the Second World War.

In April 1951, the Korean War hung in the balance. The Chinese, who had entered the war the previous autumn and swept all before them as they advanced southwards, had finally been halted by the UN forces which held a shaky front north of the South Korean capital, Seoul. On the Imjin River, the critical hinge in the line was manned by the British 29th Infantry Brigade consisting of one battalion each of the Gloster Regiment, the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers and the Royal Ulster Rifles supported by a regiment of artiller…

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (xviii) 382 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

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