First printing (first state.) "A story of individual heroism" set during the Korean War. Basis for the 1955 film pf the same name starring William Holden. 147 pp. plus 2 pp about the author. Blue endpapers. Dust jacket by H. Lawrence Hoffman. Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a bit of fading to the edges of the boards and to the tinting on the top edge of the text block, but overall an exceptionally bright and clean copy.) .
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