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David Douglas Duncan


This is War!
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View of an armored tank on a gravel road with a line of Marines walking alongside it.

"[On the road into the Naktong rim of the Perimeter, the Marines encountered their first hostile fire. But] the column kept advancing--with those Marines leading the way now hugging close to the clanking treads of their beautiful, big, stinking, steel buddies--the tanks. [Korea, September 1950.]" This Is War!, p. 24.