Books: Men in Combat

THIS IS WAR!—David Douglas Duncan—Harper ($4.95).

LIFE Photographer David Douglas Duncan has shot the best and truest pictures of the Korean war. A Marine lieutenant in World War II, he did one tour of duty as a photographer in Korea, and was back in New York last winter when the news came in that the 1st Marine Division was cut off near the Changjin Reservoir. Duncan's point in pleading to go back to the Marines: no enemy outfit anywhere could smash a Marine division, and so the assignment was perfectly safe. He flew in to join the Marines, and was the only...

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