The Korean War by Michael Hickey
The West Confronts Communism

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About Michael Hickey

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Michael Hickey is in his 22nd year at The Stony Brook School, one of the most prestigious college prep schools in the nation. He is the SAT tutor for the school
Published May 22, 2000 by Overlook Books. 456 pages
Genres: History, War, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, Education & Reference, Cooking. Non-fiction

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Truman, fearing another world war with China and the Soviet Union, replaced MacArthur with General Ridgway after massive Chinese armies entered the war and forced UN forces to retreat.

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A former self-described ""insignificant packhorse"" in Britain's contribution to the Korean War, historian Hickey (Gallipoli, etc.) first set out to compile an account of the final joint military campaign of the old-line Commonwealth nations.

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Although relatively neglected by historians, the Korean War was the first test of Western military resolve against a Communist nation and the first military operation to be launched by the United Nations.

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