Unusual Footnotes to the Korean War [NOOK Book]

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The Korean War is often a footnote in modern history, not given much recognition or studied in detailed. Osprey Digital presents this new look at a number of unusual events that happened during the conflict. Beginning with a look at the war itself and the history of US and Korean conflict, Paul Edwards goes onto tell the stories of the Salvation Army band that disappeared, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Maggie Higgins, Navy aid, including submarines and a mimic of the Dam Busters raid, and a look at the ...
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Unusual Footnotes to the Korean War

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Overview

The Korean War is often a footnote in modern history, not given much recognition or studied in detailed. Osprey Digital presents this new look at a number of unusual events that happened during the conflict. Beginning with a look at the war itself and the history of US and Korean conflict, Paul Edwards goes onto tell the stories of the Salvation Army band that disappeared, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Maggie Higgins, Navy aid, including submarines and a mimic of the Dam Busters raid, and a look at the propaganda dropped over Korea by both sides. This miscellany of the war allows readers to dip in and out of this e-book only title, a perfect e-book for the daily commute.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781782001812
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 2/20/2013
  • Series: General Military
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 260
  • Sales rank: 428,794
  • File size: 538 KB

Meet the Author

PhD in History from St. Andrews University (Scotland), retired professor at Graceland University, and currently senior fellow at the Center for the Study of the Korean War. The author has published fourteen non-fiction works on the Korean War: Between the Lines of World War II (McFarland); Historical Dictionary of the Korean War (Scarecrow Press); Small United States and United Nations Ships During the Korean War. (McFarland); The Hill Wars of the Korean Conflict (McFarland); Combat Operations in the Korean War (McFarland); American Soldier’s Lives: The Korean War (Greenwood); Korean War Almanac (Facts on File); To Acknowledge a War (Greenwood); A to Z of the Korean War (Scarecrow Press); The Korean War (Krieger Publishing); A Guide to Films on the Korean War (Greenwood); The Inchon Landing (Greenwood); The Hermit Kingdom: Poems of the Korean War (Kendall-Hart); General Matthew Ridgway (Greenwood)
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