Hampton Sides On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, The Korean War’s Greatest Battle (paperback edition)
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On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, The Korean War’s Greatest Battle tells the story of one of the most harrowing clashes in American history, the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, during which Mao’s numerically superior armies surrounded and tried to destroy the First Marine Division in the frozen mountain wilds of North Korea. In this deeply researched work of literary non-fiction, bestselling historian Hampton Sides offers a gripping chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism performed by the beleaguered Marines, who were called upon to do the impossible in some of the most unforgiving terrain on earth.