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    • Combat Ready?

    • The Eighth U.S. Army on the Eve of the Korean War
    • By: Thomas E. Hanson
    • Narrated by: Michael Quinlan
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the decades since the "forgotten war" in Korea, conventional wisdom has held that the Eighth Army consisted largely of poorly trained, undisciplined troops who fled in terror from the onslaught of the Communist forces. Now, military historian Thomas E. Hanson argues that the generalizations historians and fellow soldiers have used regarding these troops do little justice to the tens of thousands of soldiers who worked to make themselves and their army ready for war.

    Regular price: $19.95