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The Korean War : how we met the challenge : how all-out Asian war was averted : why MacArthur was dismissed : why today's war objectives must be limited

Author: Matthew B Ridgway
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, [1986], ©1967.
Series: Da Capo paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now in retirement, General Ridgway describes how he raised the morale of the troops and pushed the Reds back behind the 38th parallel. He is critical of General MacArthur and makes suggestions for other "bushfire wars."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew B Ridgway
ISBN: 0306802678 9780306802676
OCLC Number: 13092600
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Ddoubleday, 1967.
Description: xvii, 291 pages, [49] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: * The Land of Morning CalmPrelude to the Storm * Challenge and ResponseThe Gallant Stand of Task Force Smith * The United Nations on the OffensiveThe Inchon Landing and the Breakout from the Perimeter * Near Disaster on the YaluThe Chinese Enter the WarRebuilding the Fighting SpiritReturn to the Offensive * The President and the GeneralDismissal of MacArthurCauses and ConsequencesThe Chinese Are Driven Back * Truce Talks and StalemateBitter Fighting on the Ridgesthe Nature of the Enemy * The Final MonthsThe POW RiotsClark Succeeds MeThe Truce Is Signed * Issues and AnswersMeaning of the MacArthur ControversyMilitary and Political Implications * Lessons Learned and UnlearnedTheir Significance in Our Search for Peace * Korean War Calendar
Series Title: Da Capo paperback.
Responsibility: Matthew B. Ridgway.
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