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my thanks to bloodhound books and netgalley for an advanced readers copy of this book. he is an acclaimed journalist and the author of the bestselling histories ghost soldiers, blood and thunder, hellhound on his trail, in the kingdom of ice, and, most recently, on desperate ground. review review a professional. in late 1950, the north koreans were pushing south, just kicking the stuffing out of their southern counterparts. ” — douglas preston, # 1 new york times bestselling author of the lost city of the monkey god “ what a book!if a book gets me, i simply cannot put it down, and so it was with this. an outstanding book.