By Charles J. Hanley, Martha Mendoza, Sang-hun Choe, Randy Herschaft
Filenote: PDF is searchable snapshot ocr, 360 pages. back and front cover.
Author note: With examine counsel by way of Randy Herschaft
Publish 12 months note: initially released in 1901 in keeping with Goodreads. Is that correct as within conceal implies 2001 is first Henry Holt edition?
In the autumn of 1999, a group of linked Press investigative journalists broke the inside track that U.S. troops had massacred a wide team of South Korean civilians early within the Korean struggle. at the eve of that pivotal war's fiftieth anniversary, their stories dropped at mild a narrative that have been surpressed for many years, confirming allegations the U.S. army had sought to brush aside. It made headlines round the world.
In The Bridge at No Gun Ri, the staff tells the bigger, human tale at the back of the incident in the course of the eyes of the folk who survived it. the yankee aspect, the golf green recruits of the "good time" U.S. military in Japan, was once made from children who seen unarmed farmers as enemies, and of generals who had by no means led males into conflict. at the Korean part have been peasant households compelled to escape their ancestral village stuck among the invading North Koreans and the U.S. military. The narrative examines sufferers either Korean and American; the standard lives and high-level judgements that ended in the deadly come across; the phobia of the three-day slaughter; and the thoughts and ghosts that endlessly haunted the survivors.
Based on broad archival learn and greater than 500 interviews with U.S. veterans and Korean survivors, The Bridge at No Gun Ri is a rare account of the tragic occasions of July 1950 that the realm shouldn't ever forget.
Charles J. Hanley, Sang-Hun Choe, and Martha Mendoza have been provided the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting. Hanley is a different correspondent with the linked Press foreign table in big apple and the co-author of 2 books of nonfiction. Choe, whose paintings got a different award from the Korean reporters organization, is an AP reporter in Seoul, South Korea. Mendoza, the recipient of a John S. Knight Fellowship at Stanford, is an AP nationwide reporter in San Jose, California.