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Retrieving Bones: Stories and Poems of the Korean War Philip K. Jason

Retrieving Bones: Stories and Poems of the Korean War

Philip K. Jason

Published June 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780813526386
Hardcover
272 pages
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The Korean War was a major event in American history. It marked an abrupt end to the euphoria Americans felt in the wake of victory in World War II and turned out to be the harbinger of disaster in Vietnam a decade later. Yet the Korean War has beenMoreThe Korean War was a major event in American history. It marked an abrupt end to the euphoria Americans felt in the wake of victory in World War II and turned out to be the harbinger of disaster in Vietnam a decade later. Yet the Korean War has been neglected by historians and mostly overlooked by American popular culture. Though three years of brutal fighting resulted in millions of casualties, those who fought returned to a country whose citizens had little interest in or appreciation for what the veterans had endured.