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The Korean Conflict (Greenwood Press Guides to Historic Events of the Twentieth Century)

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • War & defence operations,
  • Military History - Korea Conflict,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • China,
  • Korea,
  • Military - Korean War,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9820278M
    ISBN 100313299099
    ISBN 109780313299094


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The Korean Conflict (Greenwood Press Guides to Historic Events of the Twentieth Century) by Burton I. Kaufman Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book was a good reminder of how brutal and back-and-forth the Korean War was. On its downside, I dont think it does justice to just how crazy Douglas MacArthur was, some of its writing is a little cliche, and author Robert Leckie clearly embraces U.S.

assumptions that soon proved so disastrous in Vietnam/5. Bruce Cumings’ “The Korean War” is the first book I’ve read about the war.

I decided to read it because my father, a Naval officer, served as part of the post World War II occupation of Inchon, an element of America’s involvement prior to the start of the Karan War on J Cited by: About the Author Robert Leckie's many books include Conflict: The History of the Korean War, –, Okinawa, George Washington's War, From Sea to Shining Sea, None Died in Vain and Delivered from Evil.

He lives in Andover, New Jersey/5(8). A well-researched, nicely illustrated and highly readable book about the Korean peninsular's troubled history. Its narration of the Korean War itself is gripping, combining a strong analysis of the political backdrop, a detailed description of the military campaigns and key battles, and personal anecdotes from some of the participants in the by: 9.

The Korean War book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In December General Matthew B.

Ridgway replaced General Walton /5. When David Halberstam was doing his book on the Korean War a few years ago he wrote that he went to a public library and he found 88 books on the Vietnam War and four on the Korean War, and I think that says a lot about the general lack of scholarship and interest in the Korean War in the U.S.

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The A to Z of the Korean War. The Scarecrow Press, pp. Edwards, Paul M. The information about The Korean War shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book. A book I haven't read yet, but is definitely on my list is The Coldest War: America and the Korean War by David Hallberstam.

From what I can tell, it's even more detailed and up to date than Rees. There's three other books I'd suggest if you're looking into "the context of the current situation.".

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Bruce Cumings is perhaps America's pre-eminent academic scholar of the Korean War, and this two-volume work is the gold standard for developing a comprehensive understanding of the conflict.

The war in Korea, which cost billions of dollars and more t American lives, taught a hard lesson: in the context of a nuclear Cold War, American power had its limits. And as the subsequent, even more disastrous experience in Vietnam demonstrated, it was a lesson that Americans had a hard time learning.

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The volume describes the painstaking preparation by the communist forces, who came close to overwhelming the South Korean and United Nations troops, and follows the course of the conflict through 5/5(1). Korean War, conflict between Communist and non-Communist forces in Korea from Jto J At the end of World War II, Korea was divided at the 38th parallel into Soviet (North Korean) and U.S.

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The Korean War began when North Korean troops pushed into South Korea on Jand it lasted until But experts said the military conflict could not be properly understood without. Both World War II and the Vietnam War have a significant hold on the American psyche, but, for most people, the Korean War really is the "Forgotten War".

In his examination of the war in this volume, Max Hastings looks at the causes of the conflict was only one year after China fell to communism, and East Asia was viewed by the West as a Cited by: The Newfoundland book, commemorating over Newfoundlanders who gave their lives in the First and Second World War (before Newfoundland became a province of Canada), was placed in the Memorial Chamber in Korean War.

Canadians lost their lives in the Korean War (). South African War and Nile ExpeditionDesigned by: James Purves. The Korean War: A History is a nonfiction book by American historian Bruce Cumings, first published in It is an exhaustive history of the years leading up to the Korean War, the war itself, and the occupation in the aftermath.

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A messy proxy war. The Korean War was a military and diplomatic disaster from its very beginning. The war was technically between North Korea and South Korea, but it played out against a backdrop. The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstam will stand the test to time just as all of his other works have.

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This first truly international history of the Korean War argues that by its timing, its course, and its outcome it functioned as a substitute for World War III.

Stueck draws on recently available materials from seven countries, plus the archives of the United Nations, presenting a detailed narrative of the diplomacy of the conflict and a broad assessment of its critical role in the Cold s: 1. The Korean War was a conflict fought on the Korean Peninsula from June to July Initially the war was between South Korea (Republic of Korea) and North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), but it soon developed into an international war involving the United States and 19 other nations.

This first truly international history of the Korean War argues that by its timing, its course, and its outcome it functioned as a substitute for World War draws on recently available materials from seven countries, plus the archives of the United Nations, presenting a detailed narrative of the diplomacy of the conflict and a broad assessment of its critical role in the Cold War.

Despite the American tendency to bypass it, the Korean War from to was a watershed in American history. It was in Korea, for the first time, that the United States committed its armed forces to limiting an expansion, by Communist forces, which many believed was designed to take over the world; it was also the first war that a world organization, the United Nations, played a.

This book, as its name implies, continues the groundpounding saga of the Korean War that started a year earlier. Many of the original cast of characters are back Norman Allen's caustic letters to his mom, old soldiers from the Inchon landings and Pusan Perimeter in new terrain and with new regiments or companies and the story line remains the same, too: climb 5/5(2).