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A Marine Division in Nightmare Alley  A Marine's Experience in Korea, Campigno, Anthony J. (1932- )
1 Campigno, Anthony J. (1932- ) A Marine Division in Nightmare Alley A Marine's Experience in Korea
New York Comet Press Books 1958 1st Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Price clipped dust jacket has light soil and edge wear, short tear top fore edge. Slight damp stain top of both gutters, previous owner's stamp on front pastedown ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages; At age 18 Campigno enlisted in the Marines and served for four years including a stint in Korean conflict. This slim book starts with his boot training on Parris Island and gives a very personal account of the brutal conditions and actions encountered by the US marines in the region Yudam-ni and Hagaru-ri, known as Nightmare Alley. 
Price: 94.95 CDN
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Three Winters Cold, Crosbie, Philip
2 Crosbie, Philip Three Winters Cold
Dublin Browne & Nolan 1955 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Map Endpapers 
Shelf wear is evident on DJ, with small tears and chips missing, lightly soiled. Previous owner's name on half-title page and FFEP. Price-clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 221 pages; "The story of a group of civilians, including the Irish Monsignor Quinlan and Father Canavan, who vanished during the Korean War. The author tells the story about man's inhumanity to man and the rise of the human spirit under the most difficult conditions." (blurb) 
Price: 35.00 CDN
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A Soldier's Disgrace, Snyder, Don J.
3 Snyder, Don J. A Soldier's Disgrace
Dublin NH Yankee Books 1987 0899091393 / 9780899091396 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Some creasing to front panel of dust jacket, old price sticker on DJ. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 254 pages; Ronald Alley died trying to clear his name. His widow continued the battle. He had been captured by the Koreans during the police action and vilified by the lies of other prisoners at a later court martial. Alley and his wife begged Snyder to help clear his name but unfortunately he died in the 1970s before Snyder succeeded. 
Price: 16.50 CDN
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Enter the Dragon  China at War in Korea, Spurr, Russell
4 Spurr, Russell Enter the Dragon China at War in Korea
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1989 0283997702 / 9780283997709 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear to book and DJ; Dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.40 X 6.30 X 1.40 inches; 335 pages; "Korea was, years before Vietnam, the first great East-West clash, a stalemate which cost over 140,000 American lives. This is an exclusive look at the crucial intervention of the Chinese into the conflict - an act that brought the super-powers to the brink of nuclear war." 
Price: 17.50 CDN
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