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The Korean War, 1950-53
[9780850456851]
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Author: Thomas, Nigel; Chappell, Mike; Abbott, Peter
Publisher: Osprey Pub Co
Year: 1986
ISBN: 9780850456851
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: As New
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Description:
New book, 48 pages, MAA174. At 4am on Sunday 25 June 1950 powerful North Korean forces invaded South Korea, advancing down the Uijongbu Corridor towards the Southern Capital of Seoul. South Korean troops resisted bravely, but were crushed by overwhelming Northern superiority. Later that day the United Nations Security Council condemned the aggression, and on 7 July appointed US General of the Army Douglas MacArthur to command UN forces which would be sent to save South Korea. Nigel Thomas and Peter Abbott explore the history of this conflict, which pitted UN forces against the People's Republic of China in a resulting in hundreds of thousands of casualties. Covers: The Course of the War, North Korea, South Korea, United States of America, British Commonwealth, Other United Nations Contingents, People's Republic of China.


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