By Richard Meyer,Brian Iglesias,Thomas Jung,Otis Frampton
In the wintry weather of 1950, deep in the frozen mountains of North Korea, 15,000 U.S. squaddies and Marines have been surrounded and trapped via 120,000 chinese language infantrymen. regardless of the chances, the Marines refused to give up and fought their means seventy eight miles to the ocean and rescued 98,000 refugees. the 2 tales during this ebook inform a story of sacrifice and braveness that contends with the tale of the three hundred Spartans at Thermopylae as some of the most heroic feats in history.
Hold the Line
Seventeen 12 months previous inner most top quality Billy French, clean out of highschool, is certainly one of 5,000 Marines despatched to struggle with out going to bootcamp. visible by way of the WWII vets as “sub-standard,” he's assigned as a mail clerk. whereas supplying mail to the grunts of Fox corporation, French is trapped in an immense shock assault introduced via the Communist chinese language military. Outnumbered and dealing with overall annihilation, French and his fellow Marines face brutal hand-to-hand wrestle and unrelenting human wave assaults as they try their manner sixty four miles to freedom.
To The Sea
When a small North Korean village is stuck in the course of the awful combating, youngsters needs to flee for his or her lives. Mina and her little brother Jae solar courageous a 60-mile, hell-on-earth trip with the hopes of honoring their parent’s ultimate needs of escaping to freedom. via sheer perseverance-- and assistance from a number of Marines-- Mina and Jae sunlight make it to the ocean and are rescued in what continues to be because the unmarried biggest seaborne evacuation of ‘enemy’ refugees in global history.
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Chosin: Hold the Line by Richard Meyer,Brian Iglesias,Thomas Jung,Otis Frampton