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Valleys of Death

A Memoir of the Korean War
Richardson, Bill (Book - 2010)
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A hard-fighting soldier's story-from the trenches of America's first battle in the Cold War. From the devastating counterattack at Unsan to the thirty-four months he spent in captivity-a period of years in which giving up surely meant dying-Col. Bill Richardson's instinct for leadership and stubborn will to survive saw him through one valley of death after the next. Valleys of Death is a stirring story of survival and determination that offers a fascinating, intimate look at the soldiers who fought America's first battle of the Cold War in the unvarnished words of one of their own. Richardson endured many long months of starvation, torture, sleep deprivation, and Chinese attempts at indoctrination, yet maintained defiance under conditions designed to break the mind, body, and spirit of men.
Authors: Richardson, Bill (William J.)
Title: Valleys of death
a memoir of the Korean War
Publisher: New York : Berkley Caliber, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xiii, 336 p. :,ill., maps ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Bill Richardson & Kevin Maurer
Notes: Includes index
Additional Contributors: Maurer, Kevin
ISBN: 0425236730
9780425236734
Branch Call Number: 951.90427 R521v 2010
Subject Headings: Soldiers United States Biography Prisoners of war United States Biography Prisoners of war Korea (North) Biography Korean War, 1950-1953 Prisoners and prisons Korean War, 1950-1953 Personal narratives, American Richardson, Bill (William J.)
Topical Term: Soldiers
Prisoners of war
Prisoners of war
Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953
LCCN: 2010017349
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A hard-fighting soldier's story-from the trenches of the Korean War, America's first battle in the Cold War.


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