The Korean War: History in an Hour

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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.

Bringing together the military mights of the Soviet Union, China, North Korea, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United Nations States, the Korean War raged for three years from 1950 to 1953. Not only the result of a carving of Korean territories following the Pacific conflicts of the Second World War, it was also a battle of ideologies as General MacArthur’s American military forces occupied the southern half and Stalin’s Soviet forced supported the northern half.

Initiated by infantry movements and air raids, the region gradually became mired in a static trench war by July 1951, and would continue to cost both sides in both morale and human lives. The Korean War: History in an Hour is the concise story to one of the most bitter and enduring conflicts of the post-war era.

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About the author

Andrew Mulholland spent twenty five years in government, working both nationally and locally. He now splits his time between olive farming and writing, which he regards as a far saner life balance. He holds degrees in Politics and War Studies and has long had a passion for history.

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Publisher
HarperCollins UK
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Published on
Nov 7, 2013
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Pages
60
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ISBN
9780007542574
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Military / General
History / Modern / 20th Century
History / United States / 20th Century
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Eligible for Family Library

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