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A Marine Division in Nightmare Alley A Marine's Experience in Korea

By: Campigno, Anthony J. (1932- )

Price: $94.95

Publisher: New York, Comet Press Books: 1958

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17358

Condition: 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. View more info

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A Soldier's Disgrace

By: Snyder, Don J.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Dublin NH, Yankee Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16431

ISBN: 0899091393

Condition: 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. View more info

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Enter the Dragon China at War in Korea

By: Spurr, Russell

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16989

ISBN: 0283997702

Condition: 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." View more info