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Korean War Almanac

Author: Paul M. Edwards

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 0816074674

Category: History

Page: 592

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Korean War

Almanac and Primary Sources

Author: Sonia Benson

Publisher: Uxl


Category: History

Page: 313

View: 3447

A comprehensive overview of the Korean War, including biographies and full or excerpted memoirs, speeches, and other source documents.

Korean War Almanac

Author: Harry G. Summers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780735102095

Category: History

Page: 348

View: 3825

Describes the Korean background and provides a chronology of the war as well as alphabetical entries on the people, places, events, institutions, and other subjects involved

Korean War


Author: Sonia Benson,Gerda-Ann Raffaelle

Publisher: Uxl

ISBN: 9780787656928

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 268

View: 9503

Presents biographies of twenty-six men and women who participated in or were affected by the Korean War, including politicians, military leaders, journalists, and nurses.

The Korean War

Author: Reg Grant

Publisher: Britannica Digital Learning

ISBN: 1615356266

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 8101

The Korean War describes the conflict between communist North Korea and U.S.-supported South Korea for control of the Korean peninsula.

Persian Gulf War Almanac

Author: Harry G. Summers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780816028214

Category: History

Page: 301

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Brief entries identify people, places, organizations, and events in the Persian Gulf War, and explain terms related to strategies, weapons, and military awards


Author: David C. King

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 9780761431206

Category: History

Page: 144

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"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Oman"--Provided by publisher.

Political Systems of East Asia

China, Korea, and Japan

Author: Louis D. Hayes

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 0765623250

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 271

View: 4934

This introduction to East Asian politics uses a thematic approach to describe the political development of China, Japan and the Koreas since the mid-19th century. It seeks to analyse the social, political and economic features of each country, linking them to a common thread of Confucianism, which has shaped East Asian perspectives.

Historical Dictionary of the Korean War

Author: James Irving Matray

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group


Category: History

Page: 626

View: 3915

This comprehensive historical dictionary contains a series of in-depth essays that describe the diplomatic, political, and military developments surrounding the Korean War. The volume concentrates on the period of conventional war from the North Korean invasion of South Korea in June 1950 through the signing of the armistice agreement on July 27, 1953, although key developments prior to the formal outbreak of hostilities also receive attention. Written by a distinguished group of contributors, the entries cover all of the significant people, controversies, military operations, and policy pronouncements of the era.

Korean War

Author: Shannon Baker Moore

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

ISBN: 162401349X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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This book explores the causes of and events leading to the Korean War. Easy-to-read, engaging text discusses major battles and key figures of the war and the technology and weapons used during the war. Through primary source quotes, readers will discover the experiences of soldiers and people on the home front. Readers will learn what impact the Korean War had on US history and the countryÍs development. Oversized photographs and informative sidebars enhance and support the text. Features include a timeline, facts page, glossary, bibliography, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

The Korean War

Author: Ruth Tenzer Feldman

Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

ISBN: 9780822547167

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 88

View: 9876

Chronicles the events which drew the United States into the Korean War and explains how it lead to the Cold War struggle between the Communist Soviet Union and the United States.

Combat Operations of the Korean War

Ground, Air, Sea, Special and Covert

Author: Paul M. Edwards

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786458127

Category: History

Page: 199

View: 3680

This reference work provides information on all known military operations carried out under United Nations command as part of the Korean War, from June 1950 through 22 July 1954. Following an introductory history of the Korean War and a precise chronology of all Korean War operations, entries are arranged by operation name in five sections: primarily ground operations, primarily air operations, primarily sea operations, specialized operations, and covert and clandestine operations. For each operation, information includes dates, objectives, units involved, place within the greater strategy of the war, and outcome.

Civil War Almanac

Author: John C. Fredriksen

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438108036

Category: History

Page: 858

View: 9354

Presents a comprehensive reference to the American Civil War, including a chronology of major events, biographical sketches, related articles and a collection of maps.

America in the World

The Historiography of US Foreign Relations Since 1941

Author: Michael J. Hogan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521498074

Category: History

Page: 619

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A survey of the historical literature on intelligence and national security during the Cold War.

Vietnam War Almanac

Author: Harry G. Summers

Publisher: Presidio Press

ISBN: 9780891416920

Category: History

Page: 414

View: 5967

Provides a brief history of Vietnam, a chronology of military and political events during the war years, and five hundred entries on people, battles, weapons, issues, and concepts related to the war.

Leadership in the Crucible

The Korean War Battles of Twin Tunnels and Chipyong-ni

Author: Kenneth E. Hamburger

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

ISBN: 9781585442324

Category: History

Page: 272

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At the pivotal battles of Twin Tunnels and Chipyong-ni in February 1951, U.N. forces met and contained large-scale attacks by Chinese forces. Colonel Paul Freeman and the larger-than-life Colonel Ralph Monclar led the American 23rd Infantry Regiment and the French Bataillon de Corée, respectively, in the fierce and dangerous battles that followed the precipitous U.N. retreat down the Korean Peninsula. In Leadership in the Crucible, Kenneth Hamburger details the actions of the units in the United Nations counteroffensive following the Chinese intervention, including routine patrols, the harrowing battle of Twin Tunnels, and the pivotal siege of Chipyong-ni. The regiment was cut off from artillery fire support and was resupplied only by parachute drops. Repeatedly attacked by superior Chinese forces during the two nights and final day of fighting, the U.N. units finally welcomed relief by the armored Tank Force Crombez of the 1st Cavalry Division. From extensive personal interviews and a careful reconstruction of the written record, Hamburger brilliantly analyzes the roles that training, cohesion, morale, logistics, and leadership play in success or failure on the front lines of limited war. He also addresses the vexing problem of when, and at what level, commanders have the right and even the responsibility to question lawful orders they believe are flawed. In this careful consideration of combat leadership at all levels, Hamburger offers his readers stories of men sustaining themselves and one another to the limits of human endurance. By thoroughly sorting out the chaos, carnage, and courage of the battles, he provides a uniquely detailed description of these two crucial battles and a well-organized discussion of unit cohesion and command that is sure to become a classic in the field of leadership studies.

Almanac of American Military History

Author: Spencer Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1598845306

Category: History

Page: 2524

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This almanac provides a comprehensive, chronological overview of all American military history, serving as the standard reference work of its type. * Biographies of 270 key individuals in American military history * Over 50 documents with introductions * 200 charts

A Sand County Almanac, and Sketches Here and There

Author: Aldo Leopold

Publisher: Outdoor Essays & Reflections

ISBN: 9780195059281

Category: Fiction

Page: 228

View: 4301

Approaches the prevalent issues in ecology from an aesthitic viewpoint, stressing the beauty and balance of nature

Ken Jennings's Trivia Almanac

8,888 Questions in 365 Days

Author: Ken Jennings

Publisher: Villard

ISBN: 9780345504722

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 544

View: 704

Ken Jennings’s Trivia Almanac is the ingeniously organized book where, for a change, the all-time Jeopardy! champ gets to ask the questions–and where every day of the year will give you the chance to test your trivia mettle. For example–February 21: In 1912, on this day, Teddy Roosevelt coined the political phrase “hat in the ring,” so Ken Jennings fires off a series of “ring” questions. What two NFL quarterbacks have four Super Bowl rings each?* What rings are divided by the Cassini Division?** Also on this date, in 1981, the “goth” music scene was born in London, so here’s a quiz on black-clad icons like Darth Vader, Johnny Cash, and Zorro. Do you know the secret identities of Ivanhoe’s Black Knight*** or Men in Black’s Agent M****? In this ultimate book for trivia buffs and other assorted know-it-alls, the 365 entries feature “This Day in History” factoids, trivia quizzes, and questions categorized by Jennings as “Easy,” “Hard,” and “Yeah, Good Luck.” Topics cover every subject under the sun, from paleontology to mixology, sports feats to Bach suites, medieval popes to daytime soaps. This addictive gathering of facts, oddities, devilishly clever quizzes, and other flights of fancy will make each day a fun and intriguing new challenge. From the Hardcover edition.

Vietnam War Almanac

Author: James H. Willbanks

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1620876426

Category: History

Page: 590

View: 9004

Presents a chronological record of Vietnamese history, the Vietnam War, and American military involvement in it, with profiles of key individuals and lists of Medal of Honor recipients.

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