Kim Il-sŏng 1941-1948: The Creation of a Legend, the Building of a Regime

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University Press of America, 1994 - Heads of state - 210 pages
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Focuses on the whereabouts of North Korea's leader Kim Il-Song during the period 1941-1945, before he rose to power in 1945. Cites memoirs published in Korean by Soviet-Koreans who were with Kim during this period, and describes Kim's experiences with the Soviet Army, his ignominious return to his homeland following liberation, and his consolidation of power under the aegis of the Soviet Occupation Forces. Appendices list members of the 88th brigade and key Soviet officials involved in the occupation of North Korea. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

Overview of Histories of Kim Ilsong
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Kim Sdngju to Kim Ilsong Birth to Partisan
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The 88th
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