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The last stand of Fox Company

Bob Drury

The last stand of Fox Company

a true story of U.S. Marines in combat

by Bob Drury

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Marine Corps. -- Marines, 1st -- History -- 20th century.,
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- Officers -- Biography.,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Campaigns -- Korea (North) -- Changjin Reservoir Region.,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
  • Marines -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Large type books.,
  • Changjin Reservoir Region (Korea) -- History, Military -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesThorndike Press large print nonfiction
    ContributionsClavin, Thomas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS918.2.C35 D78 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22685458M
    ISBN 101410414132
    ISBN 109781410414137
    LC Control Number2008049610
    OCLC/WorldCa275152485

    Book Review for The Last Stand of Fox Company --A True Story of U.S. Marines in Combat by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin In November , U.S. Marines of Fox Company, outnumbered by thousands of Chinese soldiers, defended a rocky promontory overlooking the Toktong Pass during the Korean War. The pass provided. The Last Stand of Fox Co. The Last Stand of Fox Company The story of Fox Company’s last stand in the frozen hills of northern Korea serves as an inspiration to Marines everywhere, reinforcing their already mightily proud history. As a testament to the human will in the face of overwhelming forces of opposition it stands equally high as the courageous acts of Iwo Jima, Belleau Wood, and Khe Sanh.

      The Last Stand of Fox Company is a fast-paced and gripping account of heroism and self-sacrifice in the face of impossible odds. The authors have conducted dozens of firsthand interviews with the battle's survivors, and they narrate the story with the immediacy of such classic accounts of single battles as Guadalcanal Diary, Pork Chop Hill /5(31). The Last Stand of Fox Company is a fast-paced and gripping account of heroism and self-sacrifice in the face of impossible odds. The authors have conducted dozens of firsthand interviews with the battle's survivors, and they narrate the story with the immediacy of such classic accounts of single battles as Guadalcanal Diary, Pork Chop Hill.

      The Last Stand of Fox Company The story of Fox Company’s last stand in the frozen hills of northern Korea serves as an inspiration to Marines everywhere, reinforcing their already mightily proud history. As a testament to the human will in the face of overwhelming forces of opposition it stands equally high as the courageous acts of Iwo Jima, Belleau Wood, and Khe Sanh. During the Korean War, heroic marines from Fox Company, First Division, held off a force of 10, Chinese soldiers in subzero weather to secure the Toktong Pass .


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