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Teaching About “The Forgotten War”

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VOICES OF THE KOREAN WAR
Personal Stories of American, Korean, and Chinese Soldiers

BY RICHARD A. PETERS AND XIAOBING LI
LEXINGTON: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KENTUCKY, 2004
HARDCOVER: 288 PAGES
ISBN: 0-813-12293-7

Although often labeled the “forgotten war,” there is a large and growing literature on the Korean War. The two very different books reviewed here present additions to this body of work that are useful for teachers and students.