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A short history of the Korean War

James L. Stokesbury

A short history of the Korean War

by James L. Stokesbury

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Korean War, 1950-1953

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames L. Stokesbury.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23259675M
    ISBN 100688063772

    As pungent and concise as his short histories of both world wars, Stokesbury's survey of "the half war" takes a broad view and seems to leave nothing out but the details. The first third covers the North Korean invasion of June , the Pusan perimeter crisis, MacArthur's master stroke at Inchon and the intervention by Chinese forces that /5. Get this from a library! A short history of the Korean War. [James L Stokesbury; Richard Poe; Recorded Books, Inc.] -- The Korean War () has many nicknames: "The Forgotten War," "The Korean Police Action," "The Korean Conflict." President Truman called it a "bandit incursion." Most Americans called it a.

    Korean War In South Korea: (한국전쟁, 625 전쟁) In North Korea: (조국해방전쟁); Part of the Cold War and the Korean conflict: Clockwise from top: A column of the U.S. 1st Marine Division's infantry and armor moves through Chinese lines during their breakout from the Chosin Reservoir • UN landing at Incheon harbor, starting point of the Battle of Incheon • Korean refugees in Location: Korean Peninsula, Yellow Sea, Sea . A Short History of the Korean War. "This is a short history of the "forgotten" war, best remembered for the interminable peace talks, the Truman-MacArthur clash and the television sitcom "M.A.S.H." This straight-forward account contains all skirmishes; strategies for containment of this "police-action;" and the now unfamiliar names of.

    a short history of the korean war by James L. Stokesbury ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 24, A concise, perceptive recap of the ""police action"" that compares favorably with more detailed overviews, including Max Hasting's The Korean War (). Get this from a library! A short history of the Korean War. [James L Stokesbury; Richard Poe] -- The Korean War () has many nicknames: "The Forgotten War," "The Korean Police Action," "The Korean Conflict." President Truman called .


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James L. Stokesbury is the author of A Short History of World War I, A Short History of World War II, A Short History of the Korean War, and A Short History of the American Revolution.

Before his death in he was a professor of history at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada/5(31). His books include The War for Korea: They Came from the North, (awarded the Harry S Truman Book Award for ), Military Effectiveness (3 vols) and The Korean War.

Product details Series: Short HistoriesFormat: Hardcover. As pungent and concise as his short histories of both world wars, Stokesbury's survey of "the half war" takes a broad view and seems to leave nothing out but the details.

The first third covers the North Korean invasion of Junethe Pusan perimeter crisis, MacArthur's master stroke at Inchon and the intervention by Chinese forces that November. A short history of the Korean War book pungent and concise as his short histories of both world wars, Stokesbury's survey of "the half war" takes a broad view and seems to leave nothing out but the details.

The first third covers the North Korean invasion of Junethe Pusan perimeter crisis, MacArthur's master stroke at Inchon and the intervention by Chinese forces that November/5(11).

In the case of this Korean War history, short does not mean banal condensation or a dismal list of statistics and facts. Rather, Stokesbury begins from scratch and describes and interprets each phase of the war, as he did in his readable and well-known short histories of World Wars I and by: James L.

Stokesbury is the author of A Short History of World War I, A Short History of World War II, A Short History of the Korean War, and A Short History of the American Revolution. Before his death in he was a professor of history at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, by: 2.

As pungent and concise as his short histories of both world wars, Stokesbury's survey of "the half war" takes a broad view and seems to leave nothing out but the details. The first third covers the North Korean invasion of Junethe Pusan perimeter crisis, MacArthur's master stroke at Inchon and.

The book I read to research this post was The Korean War: A History by Robert Cumings which is an excellent book which I bought from kindle. This book was written by an American author about a war that was largely fought by America although other nations like Britain & China were involved/5.

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The Naval Air War in Korea (). Warrell, Kenneth P. "Across the Yalu: Rules of Engagement and the Communist Air Sanctuary during the Korean War." Journal of Military History (): – Artillery tactics during the. A Short History Of The Korean War.

At the end of the Second World War, Korea – which had formerly been occupied by the Japanese – was divided along the 38th Parallel. This was an internal border between North and South Korea. James L.

Stokesbury is the author of A Short History of World War I, A Short History of World War II, A Short History of the Korean War, and A Short History of the American Revolution. Before his death in he was a professor of history at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, : HarperCollins Publishers.

The Korean War was the first major armed clash between Free World and Communist forces, as the so-called Cold War turned hot. The half-century that now separates us from that conflict, however, has dimmed our collective memory.

Many Korean War veterans have consid-ered themselves forgotten, their place in history sandwiched between theFile Size: KB. Editions for A Short History of the Korean War: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), X (ebook published in ), Cited by: Get this from a library.

A short history of the Korean War. [James L Stokesbury] -- An examination of the world climate following WW II, and the state of the U.S. military prior to North Korean's invasion of South Korea; the landing and victory at Inchon; the negotitations for a.

James Stokesbury, A Short History of the Korean War was an excellently written book about the Korean War. He managed to bring in all the aspects of the war from political, military, gobal concerderations, and in-fighting in the military. This is not a typical military history by: Get this from a library.

A short history of the Korean War. [James L Stokesbury] -- An enlightening account of America's first military manifestation of the cold war. War having never been declared, the mission was merely called a "peace action", though it eventually involved Shoran: An Untold Story of Radar Controlled Bombing, The History of the 1st Shoran Beacon Unit/Squadron and its activities during the Korean Police Action (WAR) Short Stories by John Soldier Dead: How We Recover, Identify, Bury, and Honor Our Military Fallen.

The best books on The Korean War recommended by Bruce Cumings. Before Vietnam, America fought in the Korean War—but its role in that conflict has been far less examined. Award-winning historian Bruce Cumings talks about the misconceptions many people still hold, and how they distort our understanding of the current North Korean regime.

A Short History of the Korean War by Allan Millett,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Short History of the Korean War: Allan Millett: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. American Military History, Volume 2; The Korean War – Commemorate Brochures and Posters; Korean Monographs Korea, ; Korea ; Combat Actions in Korea; Combat Support in Korea; Military Advisors in Korea – KMAG in Peace and War; U.S.

Army Mobilization and Logistics in the Korean War: A Research Approach. James L. Stokesbury is the author of A Short History of World War I, A Short History of World War II, A Short History of the Korean War, and A Short History of the American Revolution.

Before his death in he was a professor of history at .Enlightening. It did its job of listing the hows and the whys of the Korean War. A must read for beginners who are looking for quick information on the Korean War and its history. The language is average and the book is suitable as a one time read/5.Stokesbury has written a number of "Short History of " (I've read his books on the US Revolution, US Civil War, WW1, WW2, and the Korean War).

They're all good. They provide a broad overview, a good analysis of the problems facing decision makers, and enough detail to /5(31).