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The Korean War (A First Book) by Tom McGowen

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Published by Franklin Watts .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

Book details:

The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7781713M
ISBN 100531156559
ISBN 109780531156551

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The sixth book in W.E.B. Griffin’s sweeping military epic of the United States Army—the New York Times bestselling Brotherhood of War series.“W.E.B. Griffin is a storyteller in the grand tradition, probably the best man around for describing the military community. A book I haven't read yet, but is definitely on my list is The Coldest War: America and the Korean War by David Hallberstam. From what I can tell, it's even more detailed and up to date than Rees. From what I can tell, it's even more detailed and up to date than Rees. The book begins by telling how the country was split into North and South Korea after World War II, and the attack that followed by Communist North Korean Forces on J Korean War, conflict (–53) between North Korea, aided by China, and South Korea, aided by the UN with the U.S. as principal participant. At least million people lost their lives in the fighting, which ended in July with Korea still divided .

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