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Author Name:    HEPENSTALL, Robert

Title:   Find the Dragon : The Canadian Army in Korea, 1950-1953. First Edition, Signed

Publisher:    Four Winds Publishing Company, Edmonton, AB, 1997, ISBN:096804140X 

Seller ID:   110126

HEPENSTALL, Robert. Find the Dragon : The Canadian Army in Korea, 1950-1953. (Edmonton, AB : Four Winds Publishing Company, [September] 1995). First Printing. Pp (2),iii-xi,[(5),[3]-386,(2),+ 20-page central section of b&w photos. Maps in text. 8vo, red cardcovers. "What was it like to serve in the Canadian Army during the Korean War? Here are their unpublished stories, from lieutenant to private, their everyday life in a peculiar war. This book is a soldier's view of the war, some stories startling, all interesting, and often in stark contrast to the official version of the war. A once in a lifetime of treasured memories, experienced by a few, who are now willing toshare their experiences with you." - from rear cover. Contents : 1. The Ko rean War: The Early Months; 2. Enlisting: Nobody Had to Go; 3. Training in Canada and the USA;. 4. Over to Korea: Getting There is Half the Fun; 5. Training in Korea and Japan;. 6. First Encounters: February to April 1951; 7.Kap-Yong: A Decisive Battle of Defense; 8. Comparisons; 9. The Advance Con tinues: May to December 1951; 10. The Jamestown Line: The Main Line of Resistance; 11.Life in the Trenches: Daily Routine: 1952-1953; 12. Patrols; 13.Raids on Canadians;. 14. Behind the Trenches; 15. The Shame; 16. And the G lory;. 17. Koje-Do; 18. A Time for Laughter... and Other Things; 19. Casualties; 20. The Truce: July 27, 1953; 21. Cemetery at Pusan; 22. Homecoming; 23. Aftermath. With bibliography, poems, and index. Very good. Signed by Hepenstall on title-page. 27.00


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