Britain and the Korean War. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MacDONALD, Callum Making Contemporary Britain series

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MacDONALD, Callum. Britain and the Korean War. (Oxford, UK, and Cambridge, MA) : Basil Blackwell, (1990). First Ediiton. Pp (8),[1]-112. Map. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. In the Making Contemporary Britain series. "In June 1950 North Korean forces crossed the 38th parallel into SouthKorea, and the United States intervened to prevent the spread of Communism , thus engaging itself in a three-year war which undermined the Truman administration and led Eisenhower to contemplate the use of tactical atomic weapons. Although Britain supported the United States in 1950. sending warships and two army brigades to Korea, the war strained Anglo-American relations, raising questions about the global consequences of policies and the extent of British influence within the 'special relationship' between Washingtonand London. This book charts British military and diplomatic activity, loo king at the impact of the war on Anglo-American relations during the Attleeand Churchill governments, the value of British involvement and the long-t erm consequences." (from the dj). Contents : General Editor's Preface. 1. The Reason Why. 2. Background to the Conflict. 3. The Korean Decisions. 4. Rollback - the March North. 5. Crisis. 6. Negotiations. 7. Impasse. 8. Armistice. 9. Conclusions. Dramatis Personae. Outline Chronology. Further Reading. Index. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

Title: Britain and the Korean War. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: MacDONALD, Callum Making Contemporary Britain series

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Basil Blackwell, Oxford, UK, and Cambridge, MA, 1990, ISBN:0631167692:

Seller ID: 115013

Keywords: GREAT BRITAIN KOREAN WAR MILITARY KOREA,