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The Last Abide of Fox Guests: A Candidly Fish Biography of U.S. Marines in Conflict Written by: Bob Drury, Tom Clavin Narrated by: Michael Prichard Completely: 11 hrs and 43 mins Intact Audiobook Unshackle Season:02-18-09 Publisher: Tantor Audio November 1950, the Korean Peninsula. After Non-Exclusive MacArthur ignores Mao's warnings and pushes his UN forces chasmic into North Korea, his 10,000 First Section Marines get themselves surrounded and hopelessly outnumbered by 100,000 Chinese soldiers near the Chosin Reservoir. Their only endanger for survival is to question their way south through the Toktong Archaic, a meagre cram in the Nangnim Mountains. It will need to be held unsealed at all costs. The m is handed to Captain William Barber and the 246 Marines of Fox Guests, a plucky but undermanned module of the First Marines. Barber and his men are ordered to climb seven miles of frozen topography to a apathetic promontory overlooking the archaic. The Marines have no way of canny that the grouts they beguile — it is soon dubbed «Fox Hill» — is surrounded by 10,000 Chinese soldiers. As the sun sets on the hill, and the temperature plunges to 30 degrees below zero, Barber«s men dig in for the blackness. At two in the morning they are awakened by the complain — bugles, whistles, cymbals, and drumbeats — of a vast beset by thousands of contestant infantry. The offensive is just the first sign of four days and five nights of nearly interminable Chinese attempts to take Fox Hill, during which Barber»s beleaguered guests clings to the shrill grouts and allows the First Naval Section to fray south. Midst the unyielding twist, three-quarters of Fox Company's Marines are killed, wounded, or captured. Just when it looks like the utensils will be plunder, Lieutenant Colonel Raymond Davis, a gallant Naval fuzz who is fighting south from Chosin, volunteers to archaic a exact of 500 men on a adventurousness m that cuts a mistake in the Chinese lines and relieves the men of Fox Guests. The Last Abide of Fox Guests is a like the clappers of hell-paced and gripping account of heroism and self-giving up in the features of hopeless odds. The authors have conducted dozens of firsthand interviews with the battle's survivors, and they rehearse the fish biography with the imm