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100 1 _aPeters, Richard.
245 1 0 _aVoices from the Korean War :
_bPersonal Stories of American, Korean, and Chinese Soldiers.
260 _aLexington :
_bThe University Press of Kentucky,
300 _a1 online resource (310 p.)
490 0 _aJSTOR eBooks
500 _aDescription based upon print version of record.
505 0 _aCover; Contents; List of Maps; List of Photographs; Abbreviations; Note on Transliteration; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part One. The Korean War: A Short History; 1. Background and Origins of the War; 2. The Opening Phase: South toward Pusan, North to the Yalu; 3. China Enters the War; 4. The Chosin Reservoir Retreat and Advance to the North; 5. Truce Talks and Prison Riots; 6. Trench Warfare and Peace; Part Two. Many Faces, One War; 7. Getting to Korea; 8. A Mortar Man's Story; 9. Escaping the Trap; 10. A North Korean Officer's Story; 11. China's Crouching Dragon; Part Three. Chosin Accounts
505 8 _a12. The Chosin Reservoir: A Marine's Story13. The Chosin Reservoir: A Chinese Captain's Story; Part Four. On the Front Lines; 14. The Hwachon Reservoir Fighting; 15. Life on the MLR; 16. A BAR Man's Story; 17. First Combat; 18. Outpost Harry; 19. A ROK Lieutenant Survives the Bloody Ridges; 20. The Chinese Go Underground; 21. North and South: A Korean Youth Serves in Both Armies; Part Five. Behind the Front Lines; 22. The ""Lighter"" Side of the War; 23. A Korean Housewife's Story; Part Six. POW Camps: North and South; 24. An American Officer Observes the Koje Island Uprising
505 8 _a25. One Week of War, Three Years of Captivity26. A First Sergeant's Experience; 27. Organizing the Riots on Koje: Colonel Zhao's Story; Perspectives on the War; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
520 _a""In three days the number of so-called 'volunteers' reached over three hundred men. Very quickly they organized us into military units. Just like that I became a North Korean soldier and was on the way to some unknown place."" -- from the book South Korean Lee Young Ho was seventeen years old when he was forced to serve in the North Korean People's Army during the first year of the Korean War. After a few months, he deserted the NKPA and returned to Seoul where he joined the South Korean Marine Corps. Ho's experience is only one of the many compelling accounts found in Voices from t.
650 0 _aKorean War, 1950-1953
_vPersonal narratives.
700 1 _aLi, Xiaobing.
776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aPeters, Richard
_tVoices from the Korean War : Personal Stories of American, Korean, and Chinese Soldiers
_dLexington : The University Press of Kentucky,c2014
856 4 0 _uhttps://ezproxy.uttyler.edu/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5vkkc3
_yClick here to view this ebook.
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