Imjin River 1951

Last stand of the 'Glorious Glosters'

Imjin River 1951 cover

Imjin River 1951

Last stand of the 'Glorious Glosters'

Description

After China's November 1950 intervention in the war and the subsequent battle of the Chosin Reservoir, UN forces faced a new onslaught in the spring of 1951 with over 350,000 veteran troops attacking along the Imjin River. The US 3rd Infantry Division took the brunt of the attack along with the attached British 29th Infantry Brigade which included the Gloucestershire Regiment (the “Glosters”). The heroic defence of the American and British forces would pass into legend, most especially the doomed effort of the Glosters, as they sought to buy time for the rest of the UN forces to regroup and organise an effective defence of Seoul, the South Korean capital city. Featuring full colour commissioned artwork, maps and first-hand accounts, this is the compelling story of one of the most epic clashes of the Korean War.

Table of Contents

Origins of the campaign /Chronology /Opposing commanders /Opposing armies /Orders of battle /Opposing plans /The campaign /Aftermath /The battlefields today /Further reading /Index

Product details

Published Oct 18 2018
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781472826909
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Series Campaign
Short code CAM 328
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Illustrator

Steve Noon

Steve Noon was born in Kent, UK, and attended art…

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