Encyclopedia of the Korean War: A Political, Social, and Military History, Volume 1

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Spencer C. Tucker, Jinwung Kim
ABC-Clio, 2000 - History - 1123 pages
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The most comprehensive reference work on the Korean War to date, this three-volume set features over 600 entries--many built on new information from Russian and Chinese archives--from more than 100 contributors, both civilian and military; 85 primary source documents; coverage of both pre- and postwar Korea; Korean and U.S. perspectives; and much more. 150+ illustrations. 20 maps. Glossary. General Bibliography. Index.

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This exhaustive work comes 50 years after the beginning of the Korean War, a major conflict fought between the United Nations and the Communist bloc. Organized along the lines of Tucker's Encyclopedia ... Read full review

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Spencer C. Tucker is a professor of history and holds the John Biggs Chair of Military History at the Virginia Military Institute. A graduate of VMI, he served as a captain in Army Intelligence during 1965-1967. He lives in Lexington, VA.

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