Colder than Hell

A Marine Rifle Company at Chosin Reservoir
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Binding:Paperback
Published:April 15, 2012
By Joseph R. Owen (Author)

Joe Owen tells it like it was in this evocative, page-turning story of a Marine rifle company in the uncertain early days of the Korean War. His powerful descriptions of close combat on the snow-covered mountains of Chosin Reservoir and of the survival spirit of his Marines provide a gritty real-life view of frontline warfare. As a lieutenant who was with them from first muster, Owen was in a unique position to see the hastily assembled mix of regulars and raw reservists harden into a superb company known as Baker-One-Seven. His fast-moving narrative describes enemy night assaults, foxhole fights, patrols through Chinese lines, and dramatic examples of Medal of Honor gallantry, and he supports his account with tales from other survivors.

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Product Details
  • Subject: U.S. Marine Corps
  • Paperback : 272 pages
  • Illustrations: 26 b/w photos; 2 illustrations
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (April 15, 2012)
  • ISBN-10: 1557504164
  • ISBN-13: 9781557504166
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 14.56 oz

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