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Far Eastern Tour: The Canadian Infantry in Korea, 1950 - 1953 ( Canadian Army / Korean War )

By: Watson, Brent Byron

Price: $18.41

Publisher: Montgomery, Alabama, Montreal, QC / Kingston, ON: McGill - Queen's University Press / MQUP, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152856

ISBN: 0773523723

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, faint dampstain on verso of jacket does not show through, 238 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"What was it like to serve in the infantry during Canada's "Forgotten War"? In Far Eastern Tour Brent Watson tells the story of the Korean War from the perspective of Canadian soldiers. Dealing with the fiasco surrounding recruitment, a training regime inappropriate for the war they were to fight, and the stark living and combat conditions the soldiers faced, Watson examines the human consequences of an army that was totally un... View more info