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1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround; Dolby 5.1 surround. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1.
On Thanksgiving Day, 1950, US Army troops pushed north through the Korean peninsula to drive North Korea's Communist army out of democratically held South Korea. Within days, they were surrounded by more than 85,000 Chinese soldiers in the mountains by the Chosin Reservoir. View the intense battle in intimate detail in this vivid narrative of combat and survival in the first major military clash of the Cold War.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-90S-01, HISTORY-90S-01, KOREA-155X-01
xviii, 291 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • 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
  • 12. The Chosin reservoir: a marine's story
  • 13. 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
  • 25. One week of war, three years of captivity
  • 26. A first sergeant's experience as a POW
  • 27. Organizing the riots on Koje: Colonel Zhao's story
  • Perspectives on the war.
Gathering war stories from veterans from all sides of the Korean War - American, South Korean, North Korean and Chinese - this volume creates a vivid and multidimensional portrait of the three-year-long conflict told by those who experienced the ground war firsthand.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780813122939 20160528
Green Library
AMSTUD-90S-01, HISTORY-90S-01, KOREA-155X-01

3. War trash [2004]

viii, 352 p. ; 25 cm.
Green Library
AMSTUD-90S-01, HISTORY-90S-01, KOREA-155X-01