Fire and Ice : The Korean War 1950-1953 (History at a Glance Series, 1)

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Fire and Ice : The Korean War 1950-1953 (History at a Glance Series, 1)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 317 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781882810444
  • DDC分類 951.90424

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This handy "At A Glance" volume contains an exceptional amount of material on the Korean Conflict, with much information that will be new to virtually all readers, such as dissension between the U.S. and South Korea, the differing treatment of prisoners by the Chinese and North Koreans, the widespread service of Korean nationals in American units, and the important contribution made by Turkey, the British Commonwealth and other nations to the U.N. effort.

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           i
Preface and Acknowledgments vii
War on the Ground 1 (32)
War in the Air 33 (18)
War at Sea 51 (18)
Geography and Battlefields 69 (12)
U.S. Forces 81 (34)
South Korean Military Forces 115(12)
Allied Forces 127(24)
North Korean and Chinese Forces 151(14)
Weapons, Vehicles, and Equipment 165(22)
Uniforms, Insignia, and Personal Equipment 187(16)
Warlords and Statesmen 203(20)
Armistice Negotiations 223(16)
Prisoners of War and Atrocities 239(14)
The Korean War in Books, Film, and on the Web 253(10)
Facts and Figures 263(24)
Appendix I: Chronology 287(12)
Appendix II: Acronyms and Military Terms 299(10)
Bibliography 309(2)
Index 311