TITLE

Siege, Gambit, and Scramble

PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Sea Power;Sep2002, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the contribution of the United States destroyers to the Korean War. Construction and combat duty of destroyers that served during the Korean War; Direct gunfire support provided for the American forces holding the Pusan perimeter.
ACCESSION #
7333537

 

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