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Description - The Korean War by Sir Max Hastings

On 25 June 1950, the invasion of South Korea by the Communist North launched one of the bloodiest conflicts of the last century. The seemingly limitless power of the Chinese-backed North was thrown against the ferocious firepower of the UN-backed South in a war that can be seen today as the stark prelude to Vietnam. Max Hastings drew on first-hand accounts of those who fought on both sides to produce this vivid and incisive reassessment of the Korean War, bringing the military and human dimensions into sharp focus. Critically acclaimed on publication, "The Korean War" remains the best narrative history of this conflict.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780330513654
ISBN-10: 0330513656
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 130mm x mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Pan Books
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sir Max Hastings

Max Hastings, author of over twenty books, has been editor of the Daily Telegraph and the Evening Standard. He has won many awards for his journalism and was knighted in 2002.

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