The Korean War, 1950-53

The Korean War, 1950-53

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Baker & Taylor
Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War, an in-depth history of the conflict describes the background of the war, its campaigns and battles, military weaponry and tactics, and its aftermath and discusses the ramifications of the conflict in terms of defining U.N. policy and the role of the West in Asia.

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Recounts the military operations and diplomatic background of the only war fought by United Nations forces against a communist aggressor.

Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., c2000
ISBN: 9780786707805
0786707801
Characteristics: xii, 372 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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KEVIN DOWD Jan 23, 2013

The start is a bit odd, with a very pro-UN stand, but the book soon gets into the details. And details there are! lots of small unit action descriptions, good overview of the various phases of the conflict and then the static defense lines.

Complete review of all ground, air and naval actions, to the platoon and gunboat level. Details single and air wing plane actions, with good technical details and descriptions.

Excellent source book.

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