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

By Stephen Kelly

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 by means of the chinese language or Koreans. a minimum of 1/2 these captured died in legal camps. greater than 70 in step with cent of these who fought have been childrens doing nationwide carrier. They have been poorly expert 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 battle Britain didn't want yet she remained steadfast by means of the facet of the americans, struggling with greater than 6,000 miles away in a rustic not anyone might element to on a map. but whereas we be mindful these conflicts within the Falklands, Iraq and Afghanistan, the Korean warfare is still mostly forgotten

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