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Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

William T. Bowers


This is the second book in a three-volume series about the Korean War, examining the fighting that occurred during the late winter and early spring of the war's first year. By the beginning of March, UN forces shifted strategic focus from defense to offense. In April, the combination of stabilized fronts and the enemy's failed attacks made conditions ideal for launching combat offensives. The brutal nature and strategic significance of these campaigns is described in the book, which includes analysis of their profound influence on the remainder of the war. The book provides detailed battle nar ... More

Keywords: Korean War, defense, offense, Army, conflict, Korea, UN

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780813125640
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William T. Bowers, editor