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Korean War almanac

Harry G. Summers

Korean War almanac

by Harry G. Summers

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarry G. Summers, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS918 .S86 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 330 p. :
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2210883M
    ISBN 100816017379
    LC Control Number89033560

      George F. Drake (b. ), a Korean War veteran and retired sociologist, was the coordinator for this memorial. He also documented the more-than Korean orphanages founded during the war and the support they received. More than 60 years after it ended, there are still nearly 8, men who fought in the Korean War unaccounted for.   Korean War Almanac The Korean War was the first "hot war" of the Cold War, the first "police action" undertaken by the United States under the aegis of the United Nations, and the first war to be over-shadowed by the menace of nuclear conflagration.

    Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. For further reading, Vietnam Magazine editor Harry G. Summers, Jr., recommends his book Korean War Almanac, and In Mortal Combat, Korea, ­, by John Toland. Causes of the Korean Tragedy Failure of Leadership, Intelligence and Preparation.

    Korean War Almanac and Primary Sources (Book): Benson, Sonia: A comprehensive overview of the Korean War, including biographies and full or excerpted . Korean War Books. If you don't find the book you are looking for here or you would like to try and find a good used copy of a book you can try Bookfinder or Advanced Book Exchange (ABE). If you have written a book about the Korean War era and would like to have it listed here please feel free to send me the info and I'll be happy to add it here.


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Offering a wealth of information, Korean War Almanac contains a day-by-day chronology of the events and the people involved in this important war.

Alphabetically arranged entries bring the period to life by vividly describing the people, types of weaponry employed, and many other interesting details relevant to this by: 2. Edwards, P.

Korean war almanac. New York: Facts on File. Ellen Niehoff Call number: DSE This reference almanac examines how the Korean War was the first combat battle of the Cold War.

The book looks at how it is often called the forgotten war. This almanac would be good to have in a reference section in a high school s: 1.

This book is a creditable but modest effort covering the Korean War. It starts out with an introduction of the history of the two Koreas and its people. It moves on to a modest 16 page chronology. The rest of the book is the encyclopedia of names, places, organizations, key battles and weapons used/5(3).

Korean War Almanac book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Aimed at the general reader, this reference work provides an overview o /5(4).

Get this from a library. Korean War Almanac. [Harry G Summers] -- This book attempts to provide readers with a better understanding of how and why the Korean War was fought. ;Korean War Almanac КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Facts on FileСерия: Almanacs of American WarsАвтор(ы): Paul M.

EdwardsЯзык: EnglishГод издания: Количество страниц: ISBN: Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 8,34 mbThe Korean War was the first "hot war" of the Cold War, the first "police. This is a list of books about the Korean War.

Evolution of helicopter tactics. You can help by adding to it. 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.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Korean War almanac by Harry G.

Summers; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Handbooks, manuals, Korean War, Get this from a library. Korean War almanac.

[Paul M Edwards] -- "Offering a wealth of information, Korean War Almanac contains a day-by-day chronology of the events and the people involved in this important war. Alphabetically arranged entries bring the period. Korean War almanac.

Edwards, Paul M. Facts On File, Inc. pages $ Hardcover Almanacs of American wars. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index Introduction (tk) -- Chronology -- Historical dictionary a to z -- Weapons -- Participation -- Glossary, abbreviations, designations, and terms -- Appendix: Medal of honor winners in Korea -- United Nations senior military commanders -- Members of the armistice team -- U.S.

ships sunk or damaged -- Phonetic alphabet -- Ground troops Pages:   Buy a cheap copy of Korean War Almanac book by Harry G. Summers Jr. This book is written for the general readers which gives them a brief overview of major events in the Korean War, including information on the history of Korea.

Free shipping over $/5(1). The Korean War Almanac, written by one of America's most respected military strategists, is the first comprehensive reference book on this important subject. The Almanac provides a wealth of accurate information on every aspect of the : Harry G.

Summers. The Korean War was the first "hot war" of the Cold War, the first "police action" undertaken by the United States under the aegis of the United Nations, and the first war to be overshadowed by the menace of nuclear conflagratio.

Preview this book Korean War Almanac Paul M. Edwards No preview available - Common terms and phrases. "Korean War: Almanac and Primary Sources" covers the background of and issues related to the conflict, including: U.S.

strategy for containing communism The role of the United Nations The entrance of Chinese troops in the conflict The possible use of the atomic bom And others The volume also includes approximately 12 full or excerpted primary sources from the period, including President Harry.

Korean War Almanac by Harry G. Summers. Facts on File. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. 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 of.

Your first choice is John Merrill’s Korea: The Peninsular Origins of the War. Like several of the best books on the Korean War, this one is out of print. When David Halberstam was doing his book on the Korean War a few years ago he wrote that he went to a public library and he found 88 books on the Vietnam War and four on the Korean War, and I think that says a lot about the general lack of.

Korean War Almanac by Summers Harry G starting at $ Korean War Almanac has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. A book I haven't read yet, but is definitely on my list is The Coldest War: America and the Korean War by David Hallberstam.

From what I can tell, it's even more detailed and up to date than Rees. There's three other books I'd suggest if you're looking into "the context of the current situation.". Korean War almanac by Paul M. Edwards; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Armed Forces, Chronology, Korean War,United Nations; Places: Korea.Offering a wealth of information, Korean War Almanac contains a day-by-day chronology of the events and the people involved in this important war.

Alphabetically arranged entries bring the period to life by vividly describing the people, types of weaponry employed, and many other interesting details relevant to .Make Offer - Voices from the Korean War~ Stories of American/ Korean/Chinese~ EXCELLENT BOOK!

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