British Soldiers of the Korean War: In their own Words by Stephen Kelly PDF

By Stephen Kelly

ISBN-10: 0752487272

ISBN-13: 9780752487274

greater than 100,000 British troops fought in Korea among 1950 and 1953, of which simply over 1,000 died, with an extra a thousand being captured and held in atrocious stipulations through the chinese language or Koreans. not less than half these captured died in legal camps. greater than 70 in line with cent of these who fought have been childrens doing nationwide carrier. They have been poorly educated and ill-equipped.

This ebook tells the tale of those males of their personal phrases. lots of the veterans at the moment are of their eighties and there's a urgent want for them to inform their story. So quickly after the second one global warfare, this used to be a conflict Britain didn't desire yet she remained steadfast through the facet of the american citizens, scuffling with greater than 6,000 miles away in a rustic no one might aspect to on a map. but whereas we have in mind these conflicts within the Falklands, Iraq and Afghanistan, the Korean conflict is still mostly forgotten

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