The Korean War

The Korean War

by SirMaxHastings (Author)


On 25 June 1950, the invation of South Korea by the communist north launched one of the bloodiest and most devastating conflicts of this century. The seemingly limitless power of the Chinese-backed North was thrown against the ferocious firepower of the UN-backed South in a war that can be seen today as the stark prelude to Vietnam. This study draws on first-hand accounts of those who fought on both sides to produce this reassessmnet of the Korean War.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 512
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Macmillan
Published: 27 Aug 1993

ISBN 10: 0333591534
ISBN 13: 9780333591536