The Korean War

The Korean War

An International History

Book - 2014
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Drawing on archival and other primary sources in Russia, China, the United States, South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan, the author moves beyond national histories to provide the first comprehensive understanding of the Korean War as an international conflict from the perspective of all of the major actors.
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland :, Rowman & Littlefield,, [2014]
ISBN: 9781442223295
1442223294
Branch Call Number: 951.9042 WAD NVD
Characteristics: xxvii, 381 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Baldwin, Frank

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Oct 16, 2015

... Stalin gave the North Korean leaders the final permission to attack conditional upon Chinese support.

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Oct 16, 2015

Frightened by phantom Japanese infantry men, they were less concerned about US forces.

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Oct 16, 2015

In February and March of 1949, then, the leader of both Koreas had expressed a desire to unify the peninsula by force.

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Apr 24, 2014

The Korean War had started because unification could not be achieved peacefully, but use of military force had failed, and diplomacy had achieved nothing.

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