The forgotten war: America in Korea, 1950-1953

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Times Books, Dec 12, 1987 - History - 1136 pages
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Combines enormous battlefield-level detail with command-level military history and domestic and international politics to create a definitive history of the Korean War

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User Review  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

The author is severely critical of Truman's leadership as Commander in Chief and his relationship to the military. This is a very long bookand obviously covers much of the war but there is much to add, even today. Read full review

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Q: When the Chinese and Koreans negotiate, how many people die? A: Hundreds of thousands. Read full review


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Retreat to the Pusan Perimeter

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About the author (1987)

Blair served in the Navy in WWII in submarine service. He served from 1950-60 as a Washington journalist for Time-Life and the Saturday Evening Post. He was the first journalist to go to sea on the new Tang-class submarine Trigger, and other submarines.

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