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Firefight at Yechon: Courage & Racism in the Korean War

Bussey, Charles M.

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ISBN 10: 0080374484 / ISBN 13: 9780080374482
Published by Brassey's (US) Inc, Washington, DC, 1991
Condition: good
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264, illus., endpaper maps, minor mar at rear endpaper, boards somewhat worn and scuffed. Here is Bussey's story, the first personal account of the African-American experience in the Korean War, told by a man whose commander said he would have received the Medal of Honor if not for the color of his skin. This is an Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Institute of Land Warfare book. Bookseller Inventory # 41531

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Title: Firefight at Yechon: Courage & Racism in the...

Publisher: Brassey's (US) Inc, Washington, DC

Publication Date: 1991

Book Condition: good

Edition: First Edition. First Printing.

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Describes the racially segregated Army that fought the early battles of the Korean War, and reveals how the author dealt with military service in a climate of racism

About the Author:

Lt. Col. Charles M. Bussey served in World War II and in the Korean War and flew military aircraft for twenty-four years. He retired in 1966. His decorations include the Silver Star, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, and the Army Commendation Medal.

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