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The Korean War: How We Met the Challenge, How All-Out Asian War was Averted, Why MacArthur was Dismissed, Why Today's War Objectives Must be Limited by  Matthew B Ridgway - 1st Edition - 1967 - from Elk Creek Heritage Books (SKU: M000773)

The Korean War: How We Met the Challenge, How All-Out Asian War was Averted, Why MacArthur was Dismissed, Why Today's War Objectives Must be Limited

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The Korean War: How We Met the Challenge, How All-Out Asian War was Averted, Why MacArthur was Dismissed, Why Today's War Objectives Must be Limited

by Ridgway, Matthew B

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Garden City, NY, U.S.A.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Stated: First Edition. Hardcover in very good condition. Black boards with blue spine title block and gold colored spine lettering. Front and Back endpapers contain a map of Korea. Previous owner's bookplate pasted on front free endpaper. Text block clean & tight with no markings noted. Dust jacket in good condition with shelf & edge wear, rubbing at folds, some chipping, and age toning to the white background of back and inside flaps.Frontispiece of General Matthew B. Ridgway, from U.S. Army Photograph. Contains several sections of glossy black & white photographs and also a section of maps. Concludes with a Korean War Calendar, eleven Appendices, Bibliography, and Index. 291 numbered pages.

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Bookseller
Elk Creek Heritage Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
M000773
Title
The Korean War: How We Met the Challenge, How All-Out Asian War was Averted, Why MacArthur was Dismissed, Why Today's War Objectives Must be Limited
Author
Ridgway, Matthew B
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Place of Publication
Garden City, NY, U.S.A.
Date published
1967
Keywords
Korean War - 1950 to 1963, Douglas MacArthur - 1880 to 1964
Bookseller catalogs
First Editions; History of the Korean War;

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About Elk Creek Heritage Books

Our bookselling business began in 2002 with both online selling and an open shop on Main Street in a small upstate New York town. With a move to New Jersey we continued as an online only business and maintain a current growing inventory of over 10,000 books which are in the process of being listed. New items are listed every week.We strive to provide "General Good Reading" to avid bibliophiles. While our main specialties are Religion, History, and Biography, we also carry books on many other subjects, in addition to our collection of rare and antiquarian books.

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