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The Korean War [eVideo - Films on Demand]

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.; Worldwide Media (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2012], ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn how the tiny Asian country of Korea was divided in the aftermath of World War II and how the Cold War politics between the U.S. and the Soviet Union led to a brutal conflict. Gain an understanding of the three-year battle that became known as America's "forgotten war"; why the United Nations sponsored a "police action" to promote peace; why General Douglas McArthur was fired by President Truman as head of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.; Worldwide Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1027738340
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on October 22, 2012.
Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 8 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sound, color
Contents: Forgotten War (0:54) --
Partition of Korea (3:09) --
North Invades (2:17) --
Limited UN Objectives (1:35) --
Provoking China (1:46) --
Chinese Attack (1:29) --
MacArthur Fired (3:10) --
MacArthur Addresses Congress (1:53) --
General Ridgway (1:11) --
War Drags On (1:26) --
Armistice (3:10) --
Costs of War (1:20) --
Korea Winners and Losers (1:51) --
Popular Legacy of War (2:13) --
Credits: The Korean War (0:32).
Responsibility: Worldwide Media (Firm).

Abstract:

Learn how the tiny Asian country of Korea was divided in the aftermath of World War II and how the Cold War politics between the U.S. and the Soviet Union led to a brutal conflict. Gain an understanding of the three-year battle that became known as America's "forgotten war"; why the United Nations sponsored a "police action" to promote peace; why General Douglas McArthur was fired by President Truman as head of the UN forces; and the dramatic changes to the rules of war, including increased guerilla warfare and threats of nuclear attacks.

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