Books: RECENT & READABLE, Jul. 16, 1951

This Is War! by David Douglas Duncan. Superb photographs, uncaptioned but linked by three terse narratives, give an unrivaled sense of what the fighting in Korea has been like to the foot soldiers who slugged it out (TIME, June 25).

The Teahouse of the August Moon, by Vern Sneider. An amiable U.S. Army captain, assigned as an occupation administrator, is presented with two respectable geisha girls as "souvenirs," and learns about the Okinawan way of life from them. Pleasant summer reading (TIME, June 25).

A Soldier's Story, by Omar N. Bradley. The top U.S. military man tells how the war in Western Europe...

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