The Resource A Christmas Far from Home : An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War, (electronic resource)

A Christmas Far from Home : An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War, (electronic resource)

Label
A Christmas Far from Home : An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War
Title
A Christmas Far from Home
Title remainder
An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
<Div>An anecdote-rich narrative of the 1950 holiday season during the Korean War, when, just after Thanksgiving, tens of thousands of US troops were surrounded in the Chosin reservoir area by hundreds of thousands of Chinese troops and began a terrible and difficult retreat, which finally ended on Christmas Day.</div>
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weintraub, Stanley
Dewey number
951.90424
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS918.2.C35 W45 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Christmas -- Korea (North) -- History -- 20th century
  • Courage -- Korea (North) -- History -- 20th century
  • Escapes -- Korea (North) -- History -- 20th century
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Campaigns -- Korea (North) -- Changjin Reservoir
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Regimental histories -- United States
  • Marines -- United States -- History -- 20th century
  • Soldiers -- United States -- History -- 20th century
  • Survival -- Korea (North) -- History -- 20th century
  • United States. Army. Corps, 10th -- History -- 20th century
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Marines
  • Soldiers
  • Christmas
  • Escapes
  • Courage
  • Survival
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • HISTORY / Asia / China
Label
A Christmas Far from Home : An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=1EC3F0FC-6428-4266-9A58-0CADE0CE65FB
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1 -- A Turkey for Thanksgiving; 2 -- Upbeat Thanksgiving; 3 -- The Pincers Parlay; 4 -- Mission Impossible: The Offensive Short-Circuits; 5 -- An ""Entirely New War""; 6 -- Beginning the Breakout; 7 -- Hagaru to Koto-ri; 8 -- A Bridge Apart; 9 -- Downhill All the Way; 10 -- Christmas Eve; Epilogue; Sources; Acknowledgments; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780306822339
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1ec3f0fc-6428-4266-9a58-0cade0ce65fb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)892239080
Label
A Christmas Far from Home : An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=1EC3F0FC-6428-4266-9A58-0CADE0CE65FB
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1 -- A Turkey for Thanksgiving; 2 -- Upbeat Thanksgiving; 3 -- The Pincers Parlay; 4 -- Mission Impossible: The Offensive Short-Circuits; 5 -- An ""Entirely New War""; 6 -- Beginning the Breakout; 7 -- Hagaru to Koto-ri; 8 -- A Bridge Apart; 9 -- Downhill All the Way; 10 -- Christmas Eve; Epilogue; Sources; Acknowledgments; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780306822339
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1ec3f0fc-6428-4266-9a58-0cade0ce65fb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)892239080

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