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Grenade Hill: 3d Battalion, 32d Infantry Regiment, 14–16 March 1951

William T. Bowers

in Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125640
eISBN:
9780813135366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Securing the roads and passes was critical to keeping the advancing forces supplied in Korea. The 3d Battalion, 32d Infantry, drew the mission of capturing the key terrain along one of the routes. As ... More


Nothing Sounds Like an M-16

Todd Decker

in Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520282322
eISBN:
9780520966543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282322.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details how sound effects are used by combat filmmakers to tell coherent battlefield stories. The narrative potential of individual weapons’ sounds—such as grenades and RPGs—and the use ... More


To the Rhine

William Stuart Nance

in Sabers through the Reich: World War II Corps Cavalry from Normandy to the Elbe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169606
eISBN:
9780813169644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169606.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter covers from February 1945 to approximately March 1945. It highlights corps cavalry contributions to Operations GRENADE and LUMBERJACK, involving the U.S. Ninth and First Armies driving ... More


Semper Fi

Carlton Jackson

in Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George M. Chinn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161051
eISBN:
9780813165516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161051.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Chinn struggled with his weight in the military but found plenty of success with the engineering of military weapons, earning renown and respect. As a well-known expert, he was often in and around ... More


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