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The Korean War (Essential Histories #8)

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The Korean War was a significant turning point in the Cold War. This book explains how the conflict in a small peninsula in East Asia had a tremendous impact on the entire international system and the balance of power between the two superpowers, America and Russia. Through the conflict, the West demonstrated its resolve to thwart Communist aggression and the armed forces...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 25th 2001 by Osprey Publishing
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Adrian Iorga
The volume is indeed useful, especially when trying to get an overview of the Korean War and to put a plan together for a work based on it, as was my case. This also means that it should not be taken as an exclusive source.
Tom Oman
These Osprey 'Essential Histories' are really well done. The perfect balance of details and background while still being fairly brief and concise.
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