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Never in my life I ve read aone sided and cold warrior like history book written by a Western scholar And it was written in 2001, in a time when one could presume the Cold War sentiments have passed at least in academia The suffering of UN forces is described in great detail, while the fact that Chinese soldiers were actually freezing to death in large numbers is just mentioned on one page The author tries to persuade you how terrible it had to be for the allied POWs in captivity T Never in my life I ve read aone sided and cold warrior like history book written by a Western scholar And it was written in 2001, in a time when one could presume the Cold War sentiments have passed at least in academia The suffering of UN forces is described in great detail, while the fact that Chinese soldiers were actually freezing to death in large numbers is just mentioned on one page The author tries to persuade you how terrible it had to be for the allied POWs in captivity They had to read Lenin and Mao to be able to exchange correspondence with their relatives and get better food at a time where the Chinese were struggling to feed themselves The North Koreans and Chinese are almost always reffered to only as the anonymous enemy, swarmimg the brave allied heroes like insects The dehumanizing effect itself is not so significant as thepowerful tool is portraying the UN troops as brave chaps, citing their miraculous exploits and explaining in detail which medals they got etc Definitely a great dissapointment, especially as the eastern sources areaccessible today than ever What has to be said, though, is that the author really goes into detail concerning weaponry and battle tactics as well as the day to day lives of UN troops A basic book if you want to learn what the korean war was about This book goes into the causes, and details into the individual battles Good analysis of specific factors influencing the outcome Things I didn t know there had been a discussion on using nuclear weapons That 54,000 Americans died..the largest deaths among the North Korean and Chinese troops..And that basically there was no change in the situation in the peninsula, except the devastation and deaths How Japan benefited A basic book if you want to learn what the korean war was about This book goes into the causes, and details into the individual battles Good analysis of specific factors influencing the outcome Things I didn t know there had been a discussion on using nuclear weapons That 54,000 Americans died..the largest deaths among the North Korean and Chinese troops..And that basically there was no change in the situation in the peninsula, except the devastation and deaths How Japan benefited.as this became the foundation days for the Toyota, Mitsubishi empires..with billions of dollars used to buy their productsa major part of the post WWII development And the aggressive posture of China, with Russian back up, to spread theh communistic form of government, in some ways regardless of the costs, was concerning Now need to re read stuff on Vietnam The Korean War has been called the forgotten war , and certainly it was one that I was ignorant about However as Korea has been in the news recently, I thought it time to remedy that Brian Catchpole gives a very detailed, but readable account of the conflict I was surprised at just how mobile the first part of the war was, followed by a static later half, during which much slaughter took place, reminiscent of WWI I was also surprised at how truley international the UN forces were, with sign The Korean War has been called the forgotten war , and certainly it was one that I was ignorant about However as Korea has been in the news recently, I thought it time to remedy that Brian Catchpole gives a very detailed, but readable account of the conflict I was surprised at just how mobile the first part of the war was, followed by a static later half, during which much slaughter took place, reminiscent of WWI I was also surprised at how truley international the UN forces were, with significant contributions from countries such as Turkey, Colombia,Ethiopia and the Philippines, as well as the US, Britain and the Commonwealth.At a time when the war in Afghanistan, rightly, takes up so much media attention, I was humbled to read of this farsignificant but forgotten war [ FREE ] ♔ Korean War ♺ From the American infantry s attempts to take back Pusan from the North Korean communist forces at the outset of the war in , to the US assault on Inchon and capture of Seoul, to the final bloody battles of Pork Chop, Old Baldy, and the Hook in , this authoritative history of the Korean War vividly chronicles the conflict that altered for the rest of the twentieth century the balance of power in the Far East Begun with the resolve of the United States and United Nations to check the expansion of world communism in Asia, the war ended with the emergence of the People s Republic of China as a major new international powerWritten with the advantage of research in the recently opened archives of Russia and China as well as with access to documents in the files of the British War Office, this military history both acknowledges and significantly revises previous accounts of the conflict that made household words of a war of containment , the DMZ demilitarized zone , and the much negotiated POW exchange known as the Big Switch Throughout, maps and diagrams clarify the complex geography of the war, while the author s firsthand knowledge as a serviceman illuminates the strategy and tactics, the weaponry and fighting methods, of both the UN and communist troops Finally, assessments of the war and its aftermath illuminate the crucial role the Korean conflict played in defining the UN s future policy and the limits of the West s power in the East