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Into War with an Empty Gun

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Often called America's forgotten war, few of us, then as well as now, really understood the day-to-day realities of the Korean War. That is where Robert Brownbridge's beautifully written and richly detailed work fills a void. For the feel, the taste, the reality of the Korean War, with all its ambiguities and contradictions, there's nothing better than Robert Brownbridge's ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published July 30th 2012 by CreateSpace
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Linda
Aug 01, 2012 Linda rated it it was amazing
About the time I was being born, Robert Brownbridge was struggling to stay sane and alive during a war which has been mostly forgotten and glossed over.

As a young college grad, he is drafted into the Army before his enlistment in the Navy is approved. Hastily and inadequately trained, he, along with shiploads of other prime cannon fodder, are shipped overseas to Korea. Working behind the lines on Pork Chop hill, he is denied ammunition, falls ill, is incorrectly diagnosed as a "war hysteric," a
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Rae Ann Norell
Jun 22, 2014 Rae Ann Norell rated it it was amazing
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This book was a fascinating read. I was touched by the fear that young men must go through when serving in a war, and moved by the frustration many of our service men felt being involved in what was known as the "forgotten war." This is truly a story of "coming of age". The romance added a perfect dimension, especially for myself as a female who would otherwise generally not pick up a war story to read. As a mother whose son died from an undiagnosed medical condition (and mis-diagnosed) I ...more
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