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Title The mistaken history of the Korean War : what we got wrong then and now / Paul M. Edwards.
Author Edwards, Paul M., author.
Publication Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]
Copyright date ©2018
Description xi, 186 pages ; 22 cm
Call # 951.9042 E
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-180) and index.
Contents Reluctant to call it war -- Post-traumatic perseverance -- Getting it straight -- Failed expectations -- Memory mistakes minimize mission -- No one was invited to the parade -- The shock of No Gun Ri -- The infidelity of the storytellers -- Brainwashed, yes, but who? -- Conclusion.
Summary "Intense propaganda and limited press coverage during the Korean War, coupled with vague objectives and an incomplete victory, resulted in a popular narrative of partial truth and factual omission. Battlefield stories--essentially true but often missing significant information--added an element of myth. Drawing on a range of sources, the author reexamines the war's causes, costs and outcomes"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Korean War (1950-1953) (OCoLC)fst00988609
Korean War, 1950-1953.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Historiography.
Historiography. (OCoLC)fst00958221
1950-1953
ISBN 9781476670485 (paperback alkaline paper)
147667048X (paperback alkaline paper)

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