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Title:The Korean War: Australia in the Giants' Playground
Price:AUD$30.00 (about USD$22.50)
Item ID:P002-7817
Publisher:Pan Macmillan, Sydney, 2010
Dust Jacket:Fine
Pan Macmillan, 2010, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Fine, First

First impression. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 534 pages. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. The Korean War was a 20th Century conflict that has never ended. South Korea, a powerhouse economy and dynamic democracy sits uneasily alongside North Korea, the world's most secretive, belligerent, unpredictable and repressive totalitarian state. Today, tensions simmer and occasionally flare into outright violence on a peninsula dense with arms, munitions and nuclear warheads. Cameron Forbes, acclaimed author of Hellfire, tells the story of the war and Australia's involvement in it in a riveting narrative. From the letters and diaries of those diggers who fought across Korea's unforgiving hills and mountains to the grand strategies formulated in Washington, Moscow and Beijing, The Korean War reveals the conflict on all its levels - human, military and geopolitical. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military & Warfare; Australian History; Australia; 1950s; History. ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9781405040013. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7817.
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