The Secrets of Inchon

The Secrets of Inchon

The Untold Story of the Most Daring Covert Mission of the Korean War

Book - 2002
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"The Secrets of Inchon is a story of heroism and courage, only now come to light after fifty years: the true account of Navy Commander (then Lieutenant) Eugene Franklin Clark - a man, according to his colleagues, with "the nerves of a burglar and the flair of a Barbary Coast pirate" - and the daring covert mission that helped change the course of the Korean War." "In the year 2000, historian Thomas Fleming published an article about a crucial but little-known mission of the Korean War, led by a thirty-nine-year-old Navy lieutenant named Eugene Clark. After it appeared, Clark's widow told Fleming that her husband had written up his own account, which was now in a safe-deposit box. Would he like to read it? Fleming would - and when he did, he discovered an extraordinary document: a vividly written first-person chronicle, filled with color, detail, and event, as honest and revealing a wartime narrative as he'd read in many years."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Publisher: New York : Putnam's, c2002
ISBN: 9780399148712
Branch Call Number: 951.9042 Clark
951.9042 Clark
Characteristics: x, 325 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Fleming, Thomas J.


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