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Understanding the Korean War : the participants, the tactics and the course of conflict

Author: Arthur Mitchell
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
Series: Academic & Nonfiction Books anthology.; NC LIVE module.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A study of the Korean War of 1950-1953 from an American perspective, with the principal focus on the relationships of the people involved, the book examines such important aspects of military operations as supplies, equipment and weapons, tactics and strategy, intelligence, psychological warfare, and the vexing matter of prisoners of war--on both sides"--
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Mitchell, Arthur, 1936-
Understanding the Korean War.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
(DLC) 2013020993
(OCoLC)781684062
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Mitchell
ISBN: 9781476601335 147660133X
OCLC Number: 854585557
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface: The Evolution of a Reluctant Soldier; Introduction; One. Prelude to War; The Korean Past (by Joseph B. Siren); Two Koreas; An Army at Rest; A First World Army; White Allies; Two. Participants in War; Conflicting Koreans; Americans and Koreans; Chinese and American Soldiers; Communist Bloc: Russians, Chinese and Koreans; United States and Other United Nations Supporters; Race in War; GI Joe and Other Soldiers; Three. Aspects of a War; Uncle Sam's Supplies; Contrasting Tactics and Weapons; On the Sea and in the Air; Intelligence and Special Operations. Psychological WarfarePrisoners of War; Back Home; Four. Peninsula War, International Consequences; China Confronts America; Cease Fire; Strategies and Outcomes; United States; People's Republic of China; Republic of China (Formosa Annex); USSR; Japan; Britain; France and Vietnam; Turkey; Conclusion: The Measure of It All; Reference Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Academic & Nonfiction Books anthology.; NC LIVE module.
Responsibility: Arthur H. Mitchell.
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"A study of the Korean War of 1950-1953 from an American perspective, with the principal focus on the relationships of the people involved, the book examines such important aspects of military operations as supplies, equipment and weapons, tactics and strategy, intelligence, psychological warfare, and the vexing matter of prisoners of war--on both sides"--

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"of the many works on the Korean Conflict, this may be among the most balanced...high praise must also go to Mitchell for his analyses. A lucid writing style, thorough documentation, and a superb Read more...

 
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