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DEADLOCK IN KOREA:  CANADIANS AT WAR, 1950-1953., Barris, Ted.  Introduction by Joe Schlesinger.  Inscribed by author.

Author Name    Barris, Ted. Introduction by Joe Schlesinger. Inscribed by author.

Title   DEADLOCK IN KOREA: CANADIANS AT WAR, 1950-1953.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Macmillan Canada 1999

ISBN Number    0771575912 / 9780771575914

Inscription   Inscribed By Author

Seller ID   29359

326 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs and maps. Inscribed by the author on title page: "All the best - Ted Barris. March '99". "In 1950, nearly 25,000 Canadians signed on for a UN-sponsored 'police action' to stop the Communist incursion into South Korea. They joined a multi-national expeditionary force that quickly found itself embroiled in a full-scale war. Members of the Canadian navy, airforce and infantry fought with distinction and endured months of bloody stalemate that ultimately stopped the Communists but failed to reunite the people of the Korean peninsula - with consequences that continue to haunt the world today. Ted Barris interviewed hundreds of Korean War veterans to gather their stories of heroism and survival, tragedy and absurdity, successes and SNAFUS. He has woven their tales into a fascinating look at a war that many have forgotten." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, tiny dent on rear hinge, minor rubbing.

Korea,  Korean  War,  Police  Actions,  United  Nations,  South,  Canadian  Forces,  Communists,  North,  ADS,  Advanced  Dressing  Station,  Armistice,  Len  Badowich,  Bill  Bell,  Camp  Borden,  Bill  Boss,  Bouncing  Betty,  Bren  Guns,  Burp-gun,  POW  Camps,  Canadian  Broadcasting  Corporation,  CBC,  Press,  Mel  Canfield,  Canoe  River,  Casualty  Clearing  Stations,  Chail-li,  Ch'orwon,  John  Clark,  Brooke  Claxton,  Herb  Cloutier,  Compound  66,  76,  C-Rations,  Dakota  Aircraft,  Terry  Dale,  Demilitarized  Zone,  DMZ,  Distinguished  Flying  Cross,  Paul  Dugal,  Don  Flieger,  Fort  Lewis,  Freedom  Village,  Leo  Gallant,  Geneva  Convention,  George  Griffiths,  Jim  Gunn,  Haemorrhagic  Fever,  Haneda  Airport,  Don  Hibbs,  HMCS  Cayuga,  Athabaskan,  Ed  Hollyer,  The  Hook,  Imjin  River,  Inch'on,  Jamestown  Line,  Kaesong,  Cosmo  Kapitaniuk,  Kap'yong,  Kimpo  Airport,  Koje-do,  Korea  Veterans  Association  Of  Canada,  KVS,  Jack  Lachance,  Lee-Enfield  Rifles,  Lew  Lewis,  Liberty  Ships,  Little  Gibraltar  Hill,  Dan  Loomis,  Douglas  MacArthur,  Bernard  MacDonald,  Walter  Mann,  George  Mannion,  Jim  Martin,  Military  Cross,  Medal,  Wayne  Mitchell,  Mobile  Army  Surgical  Hospital,  MASH,  No-Man's-Land,  Ed  Nieckarz,  North  Star  Aircraft,  Patrick  O'connor,  Gordon  Owen,  Panmunjom,  Peace  Talks,  Bob  Peacock,  Petawawa,  POWs,  Pusan,  John  M.  Rockingham,  Louis  St.  Laurent,  Sami-Ch'on  River,  Seoul,  Shilo,  Don  Strickland,  J.R.  Stone,  Ernie  Taylor,  38th  Parallel,  Ron  Trider,  Harry  Truman,  United  Nations  Command,  Valcartier,  Vickers  Machine  Gun,  Wainwright,  Harley  Welsh,  Yalu  River,  25th  Canadian  Infantry,  Princess  Patricia's,  Royal  Canadian  Regiment,  Vandoos,  Royal  22e,  RCAMC,  North  Korea,  South  Korea. 

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