Truman, MacArthur, and the Korean War
Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999 - 186 頁
The end of the Cold War has provided historians with a better opportunity to study the forces that shaped the thinking of America's leaders at the time of the Korean War. The sheer quantity of material now available, while daunting, is filled with colorful and outstanding personalities, dramatic action, and momentous actions that have had an impact on world events even to the present day. Wainstock ultimately concludes that Washington placed too much emphasis on anti-Communist ideology, rather than long-term national interest, in the decision first to intervene in the war and later to cross the crucial 38th Parallel. He also emphasizes the important contributions of General Matthew B. Ridgway in stopping the Chinese offensive and in influencing Washington's decision not to carry the war to Communist China.
第 1 到 5 筆結果，共 33 筆
Were the disagreements between General Douglas MacArthur and President Harry S. Truman over Formosa and carrying the war to Red China as pronounced as commonly thought ? How far apart on these issues were the Joint Chiefs of Staff and ...
On March 1 , 1919 , they read it in villages throughout the country , and thousands marched , carrying the forbidden flag of Korea . During the next few weeks , Japanese soldiers hunted down the leaders of the nationalist revolt and ...
Finally , to break the deadlock , the United States , on August 26 , 1947 , proposed that the original four powers meet again to decide how best to carry out unification . China and Great Britain agreed , but the Soviet Union refused ...
With a broad tread and protected by heavy armor plate , the T - 34 weighed 32 tons mounted an 85 - mm gun , and carried two 7.62 - mm machine guns . Some observers credited the NKPA with being , next to the Soviet Army itself ...
Four of the divisions were in Japan , one division was in Europe , and five divisions ( the General Reserve , to carry out the Army's emergency assignments ) were in the United States . The army's total troop strength was 592,000 .
讀者評論 - 撰寫評論
Invasion and Response
The North Korean Steamroller
Mac Arthurs Counterattack
Reunification and Red China
Chinese Communist FirstPhase Offensive
Chinese Communist SecondPhase Offensive
Decembers Closing Acts
Defining a Political and Military Policy
Mac Arthurs Dismissal
Reaction and Return
Recapitulation and Reflection