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Refighting the last war

D. Clayton James

Refighting the last war

command and crisis in Korea, 1950-1953

by D. Clayton James

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Published by Free Press, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementD. Clayton James with Anne Sharp Wells.
ContributionsWells, Anne Sharp.
The Physical Object
Pagination(400)p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22289833M
ISBN 100029160014

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IT IS AN oft-cited maxim that in all the conflicts of the past century, the United States has refought its last war. A number of analysts and journalists have mentioned the war in Vietnam recently in connection with Afghanistan. (1) Perhaps fearful of taking this analogy too far, most have backed away from it. Get this from a library! Refighting the last war: command and crisis in Korea, [D Clayton James; Anne Sharp Wells] -- Now, during the 40th anniversary of the Korean War, distinguished historian D. Clayton James offers a brilliant reinterpretation of that conflict. Focusing on the critical issue of command, he shows.

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He appeared on NBC’s ‘Today’ show in and was interviewed on Voice of America in James wrote four books with his assistant, Anne Sharp Wells: A Time for Giants (), Refighting the Last War (), From Pearl Harbor to V-J Day (), and America and the Great War, ().4/5.

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James (The Year of MacArthur), writing with freelancer Sharp, discusses the five principal American commanders of the Korean War (President Truman, Generals MacArthur, Matthew Ridgway and Mark Clark, and Admiral C.

Turner Joy) and six crucial command decisions they made during the three-year conflict. Refighting the Last War: Command and Crisis in Korea D. Clayton James Now, during the 40th anniversary of the Korean War, distinguished historian D. Clayton James offers a brilliant reinterpretation of that conflict.

Title: Refighting the Last War: Command and Crisis in Korea Author: Anne Sharp Wells, D. Clayton James Book Description: This book examines the Korean War, the paradigm of America’s conflicts with communism. He argues that, like so many wars, the Korean War was fought broadly along the lines of the war before, World War II.

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Focusing on the critical issue of command, he shows how the Korean War is a key to understanding American decision-making in all military encounters since World War II.

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This readable study diverges from the usual chronological narrative of the Korean War. Military Reading List. Military Books & Recommended Reading Lists Refighting the Last War: Command and Crisis in Korea Author Book analyzes the ground-level results and long-term consequences of command decisions, and explores the course the.

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