This analysis of the Korean War addresses all aspects of this conflict as well as the events leading up to it. In the narrative, the author balances political and military perspectives which deal with national and international implications, and he also describes the military actions that led to the
armistice. The varied contributions of all the nations involved are covered. For the documents section, the latest information is provided from newly opened primary and secondary sources. These documents make the book especially useful for class study.
"… an intelligent analysis of the military, political and social effects of the 'forgotten war.'...The author has obviously 'done his homework' and I for one, will find this book an excellent reference source." -- Les Peate, Esprit de Corps, June 1999 A must read book for Korean War veterans." -- The Graybeards, Official publication of The Korean War Veterans Association, May/June 1999