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The author does a good job of mixing in more personal and focused accounts with the bigger picture.
If you are interested in the Korean war, military history and military doctrine this is a must read book.
As in many kindle editions, this version does not contain the photos, maps or graphic illustrations.
The Korean War was for me, as I grew up, just a minor event, a "police action", and only by viewing this DVD do I understand now the significance and sacrifice of our... Read morePublished 8 hours ago by George Von Bartheld
Great overview on the Korea War...I would highly recommend it to anybody who wants to know how and why the US got into this conflict.Published 1 day ago by W. Phillips
As a retired military officer who served three tours of duty in Korea following the armistice, I found this book to be an excellent history of the Korean War, covering its causes... Read morePublished 3 days ago by J. Reber
This book was first published in 1963, before America's involvement in Vietnam blew up. I found it to be one of the best narratives of the Korean War that I have read. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Robert E. Jastrow
An excellent and broad look at the war in Korea from the US perspective. Enough military tactics, political drama, poignant personal stories and moving acts of courage (and... Read morePublished 9 days ago by jetlagged 65
One of the best histories of the Korean War. It also pointed out some of the individual sacrifices and actions of individual soldiers.Published 11 days ago by don lukich
As a army sergeant in the mid 50's, I found this book provided many answers to baffling decisions that the Army and US Govt made during that time. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Bernard J. Hale
As a Korean era veteran, I found this to be an accurate and factual account of our first foolish war of containment. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Earl Roye
missing text loc 860. That is all I have to say but they want 20 words. Maybe Amazon should come up with an easier way for kindlers to report these things? Thanks.Published 15 days ago by Warren