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Follow Me Up Fools Mountain: Korea, 1951

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Follow Me Up Fools Mountain is a rifle platoon leader's dramatic story about the fighting in Korea over fifty years ago. But in a way, it's not about Korea at all; Follow Me Up Fools Mountain could be a platoon leader's experiences in any twentieth century war.

The dogfaces on the ground in any military action are the guys who walk, run, sprint, crouch, and crawl to take g

Unknown Binding, 346 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Southfarm Press
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Jansen Estrup
Oct 11, 2011 Jansen Estrup rated it it was amazing
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It is a shame that so much time has to pass before those who lived our most grisly combat can come to grips with their trauma and write honestly about it. Dudley C. Gould's book, Follow Me Up Fool's Mountain - Korea 1951, should have been required reading for every boy (or girl) who contemplates a career in warfare. When our politicians and generals in cushy briefing rooms throw around phrases like `boots on the ground', th
Dec 15, 2011 Rick rated it it was ok
Gould’s book is a visceral account of one man’s experience in the Korean War. Gould was a recalled reservist rifleman with experience in World War II, and while his tale was published in 2002 the narrative is often racist and raw as if stripped right out of the 1950s mindset. The manuscript could have benefitted from a stiff editing.
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