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Riassunto: The central theme is Robert's war experiences as a platoon Sergeant of an all-Korean infantry assault unit within an American rifle company; and how a lifetime of absorbed film propaganda and an idealistic quest for honor and meaning plays out against the illusion-shattering reality experienced during 8 major campaigns. The author's twin brother served with him. Collectively they earned 1 Silver Star, 2 Bronze Stars, 4 Purple Hearts and a Presidential Unit Citation for leading a bayonet charge. This is the only known recorded account by a frontline infantrymen who fought in the first hectic year of the Korean War. 106 photos, 7 maps, 18 documents.
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Descrizione libro Merriam Press, Bennington, Vermont, 2008. Pictorial Softcover. Condizione libro: Fine. First Edition. "The effects of propaganda films cannot be underestimated, particularly in the era of contending political and religious dogmas that relentlessly threaten to make this century even more unimaginably bloodier than the last.I HEAR NO BUGLES is a multi-faceted tale of youthful idealism, psychology and war that shows how one such film-then many more-set a boy of four on an unalterable path that eventually led him into the Korean War and produced this single and only known forst-hand account by a infantry rifleman who lived through eight campaigns in that first crucial year; and gives an insight into how astonishingly prophetic the first of those films proved to be." This book has 436 pages and is illustrated throughout. Codice libro della libreria 058080
Descrizione libro Lulu.Com, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 440 pages. 9.00x6.00x1.09 inches. This item is printed on demand. Codice libro della libreria zk143571704X
Descrizione libro Lulu.com, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX143571704X
Descrizione libro Lulu.com. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 143571704X New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.3474413