The Last Stand of Fox Company

This is a fast-paced and gripping account of heroism in the face of impossible odds.

The Last Stand of Fox Company

The Last Stand of Fox Company

“The authors of the bestselling Halsey’s Typhoon do a fine job recounting one brutal, small-unit action during the Korean War’s darkest moment.” —Publishers Weekly November 1950, the Korean Peninsula. After General MacArthur ignores Mao’s warnings and pushes his UN forces deeper into North Korea, his 10,000 First Division Marines find themselves surrounded and hopelessly outnumbered by 100,000 Chinese soldiers near the Chosin Reservoir. Their only chance for survival is to fight their way south through the Toktong Pass, a narrow gorge that will need to be held open at all costs. The mission is handed to Captain William Barber and the 234 Marines of Fox Company, a courageous but undermanned unit of the First Marines. Barber and his men climb seven miles of frozen terrain to a rocky promontory overlooking the pass, where they will endure four days and five nights of nearly continuous Chinese attempts to take Fox Hill. Amid the relentless violence, three-quarters of Fox’s Marines are killed, wounded, or captured. Just when it looks like they will be overrun, Lt. Colonel Raymond Davis, a fearless Marine officer who is fighting south from Chosin, volunteers to lead a daring mission that will seek to cut a hole in the Chinese lines and relieve the men of Fox. This is a fast-paced and gripping account of heroism in the face of impossible odds.

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The Last Stand of Fox Company
Language: en
Pages: 396
Authors: Bob Drury, Tom Clavin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-10 - Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

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Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: Bob Drury, Thomas Clavin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Hampton Sides
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-02 - Publisher: Anchor

"Superb...A masterpiece of thorough research, deft pacing and arresting detail...This war story — the fight to break out of a frozen hell near the Chosin Reservoir — has been told many times before. But Sides tells it exceedingly well, with fresh research, gritty scenes and cinematic sweep."—Washington Post From the
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Pages: 320
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