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Author Gruenberg, Leif A., 1959-

Title The Korean War / Leif A. Gruenberg.

Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  951.9042 GRU    Check Shelf
Description xxii, 265 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Defining moments.
Defining moments.
Summary "Examines the Korean War and its impact on American life and society. Features include narrative overview, biographical profiles, primary source documents, detailed chronology, and annotated sources for further study."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-[254]) and index.
Contents "Land of the morning calm" -- The aftermath of World War II -- Invasion and United Nations response -- U.S. forces move in -- The Inchon Invasion -- The liberation of Seoul -- Enter the Chinese -- Changes in command -- Two years of bloody stalemate -- Attrocities of the Korean War -- The legacy of the Korean War -- Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Kim Il Sung -- Douglas MacArthur -- Syngman Rhee -- Matthew P. Ridgway -- Harry S. Truman -- President Harry S. Truman explains "The Truman Doctrine" -- United Nations Security Council Resolution, June 25, 1950 -- United Nations Security Council Resolution, June 27, 1950 -- President Truman reacts to North Korean Invasion -- Secretary Pace recalls the Korean War -- United States Constitution, Article 1, Section 8 -- CIA analysis of the Invasion of South Korea -- Troop recollections from the early days of the War -- Supply difficulties during the Korean War -- Defeat at Chosin Reservoir -- President Truman's radio report to the American people on Korea and on U.S. policy in the Far East -- One U.S. soldier's POW experience -- "Our mistakes in Korea" by Brigadier General S.L.A. Marshall.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR UG 11.1 9.0 88426.
Subject Korean War, 1950-1953.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, American.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
Kim, Il-sŏng, 1912-1994.
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.
Rhee, Syngman, 1875-1965.
Ridgway, Matthew B. (Matthew Bunker), 1895-1993.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
ISBN 0780807669 hardcover alkaline paper
9780780807662 hardcover alkaline paper
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