Korean War

Korean War

by Richard Reece

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This title examines an important historic event - the Korean War. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the causes, major battles, key players, and results of the "forgotten war." Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617589249
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Essential Events Set 6 Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Task Force Smith 6

Chapter 2 Why Korea? 14

Chapter 3 Backs against the Sea 22

Chapter 4 MacArthur's Finest Hour 36

Chapter 5 The Road to a Nightmare 46

Chapter 6 MacArthur's Blindness 54

Chapter 7 Comeback 62

Chapter 8 The Old Soldier Returns Home 70

Chapter 9 Stalemate 78

Chapter 10 The Forgotten War 88

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 109

About the Author 112

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