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Refighting the Last War: Command and Crisis in Korea 1950-1953
'An important and impressive new evocation of the Korean War; a piercing re-evaluation of the several Americans who managed it and a brilliant analysis of how the war drastically changed the course of our history. Written with grace and authority and an absolute mastery of the source material by one of our foremost historians, Refighting the Last War is a must read.' -Clay ...more
Hardcover, 290 pages
Published June 15th 2010 by Free Press
(first published November 2nd 1992)
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Dorris Clayton James was born on February 13, 1931, in Winchester, Kentucky, to Dorris Clayton (b.1890) and Opal Vashti Shetter James (1896-1932). In early childhood he moved to Natchez, Mississippi, and lived with his relatives, Newell and Daisy Bankston. In 1953 he married Erlene Downs and they had four children: Dorris Sherrod (1955- ), Newell Edmund (1956- ), Judith Erlene (1960- ), and Allie ...more