The Korean War 1950-53 by Nigel ThomasThe Korean War 1950-53 by Nigel Thomas

The Korean War 1950-53

byNigel Thomas, Peter Abbott

Paperback | March 27, 1986

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At 4am on Sunday 25 June 1950 powerful North Korean forces invaded South Korea, advancing down the Uijongbu Corridor towards the Southern Capital of Seoul. South Korean troops resisted bravely, but were crushed by overwhelming Northern superiority. Later that day the United Nations Security Council condemned the aggression, and on 7 July appointed US General of the Army Douglas MacArthur to command UN forces which would be sent to save South Korea. Nigel Thomas and Peter Abbott explore the history of this conflict, which pitted UN forces against the People's Republic of China in a resulting in hundreds of thousands of casualties.
DR NIGEL THOMAS is an accomplished linguist and military historian and is currently a Senior Lecturer in charge of the Business Language Unit at the University of Northumbria, Newcastle. His interests are 20th century military and civil uniformed organisations. He was recently awarded a PhD on the Eastern Enlargement of NATO. PETER ABB...
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Title:The Korean War 1950-53Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.65 × 7.21 × 0.1 inPublished:March 27, 1986Publisher:Bloomsbury USA

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0850456851

ISBN - 13:9780850456851

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Table of Contents

The Course of the War · North Korea · South Korea · United States of America · British Commonwealth · Other United Nations Contingents · People's Republic of China · The Plates

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This book will help you get a vivid picture of the uniforms and general appearance of the men fighting between 1950-53 during the Korean War.