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Korea: The Untold Story of the War

Korea: The Untold Story of the War

By: Joseph C. Goulden

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"An absolutely brilliant book ... One cannot understand America and its history without reading it." — Merle Miller

Between World War II and Vietnam there was the Korean War, 1950–53. Often described as "the forgotten war," the conflict nevertheless had a huge impact on the course of Cold War history and the relationship of America to the Soviet Union, China, and the rest of Asia — an effect that remains far from played out. 
This definitive history, largely based on documents not previously available to scholars or to the public, were obtained by the author under the Freedom of Information Act.  The book is widely considered an indispensable interpretation of the Korean War, including the epoch-making conflict between President Harry S. Truman and General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. Illustrated with maps and photographs, this edition features a new Preface by the author.

Reprint of the Times Books, New York, 1982 edition.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 100486842347
ISBN 139780486842349
Author/EditorJoseph C. Goulden
Page Count736
Dimensions6 x 9

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