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The Korean War

Author: Carter Malkasian
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub., ©2009.
Series: Essential histories., War and conflict in modern times.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes the Korean War, from North Korea's invasion of South Korea in 1950 to the armistice that concluded the war in 1953.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carter Malkasian
ISBN: 9781404218345 1404218343
OCLC Number: 218194774
Description: 96 pages : illustrations, color map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology --
Warring sides --
Koreas, the superpowers, and China --
Outbreak --
The communists strike --
The fighting --
Avoiding a third World War --
Portrait of a soldier --
Patrolling, raiding, and digging --
The world around war --
The domestic and international impact --
Portrait of a civilian --
Kyonshill kang --
How the war ended --
Closing moves --
Conclusion and consequences --
The significance of the Korean War in the history of warfare.
Series Title: Essential histories., War and conflict in modern times.
Responsibility: Carter Malkasian.
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This book describes the Korean War, from North Korea's invasion of South Korea in 1950 to the armistice that concluded the war in 1953.

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