Part 1 Acknowledgments Part 2 Reader's Notes Part 3 List of Abbreviations and Acronyms Part 4 List of Maps Part 5 Chronology Part 6 Introduction Part 7 THE DICTIONARY Part 8 Appendix I: Casualties Part 9 Appendix II: UN Commanders Part 10 Bibliography Part 11 About the Author
Paul M. Edwards is director of The Center for the Study of the Korean War at Graceland University, Independence, Missouri. He is the author of more than one dozen books including The Korean War: A Historical Dictionary.
Paul M. Edwards, director of the Center for the Study of the Korean War at Graceland University, Independence, Missouri, is one of the countries most prolific students of the conflict....the book is a worthy addition to the reference section of most libraries. * American Reference Books Annual *
...a welcome addition to the expanding body of literature about the Korean War. * The Journal Of Military History *
This guide provides an overview of the Korean War suitable for students and the general reader. The entries summarize the significance of relevant places, people, organizations, military operations and weaponry, while Edward's introduction explains the history of Korea and the phases, costs and consequences of the war. The text includes a timeline and a bibliography of resources for further research.