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Under Fire by  W.E.B Griffin - First Edition. First Printing - 2002 - from Round Table Books, LLC and Biblio.com

Under Fire

by Griffin, W.E.B

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. As New in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. 0399147888 . Quarter bound in publisher royal blue cloth over royal blue boards, silver lettering on spine and cover, red endpapers. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket has only very minor shelf-wear, else as new. AS NEW/FINE. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 544 pp .

After the epic struggle of World War II, W.E.B. Griffin's bestselling chronicle of the Marine Corps enters a new stage of modern warfare—with new weapons, new strategies, and a new breed of warrior—on the battlefields of Korea…In 1950, Captain Ken McCoy's report on North Korean hostilities meets with so much bureaucratic displeasure that he is promptly booted out of the Corps—and just as promptly picked up by the fledgling CIA. Soon, his predictions come true: on June 25th the North Koreans invade across the 38th parallel. Immediately veterans scattered throughout military and civilian life are called up, many with only seventy-two hours notice. For these men and their families, names such as Inchon and Pusan will acquire a new, bloody reality—and become their greatest challenge of all…




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