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Title:
Korea on the brink : from the "12/12 incident" to the Kwangju Uprising, 1979-1980
Author:
Wickham, John Adams, 1928-
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Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : National Defense University Press : [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor], 1999.
Physical Description:
xix, 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
General Note:
Shipping list no.: 2000-0116-P.

"First printing, December 1999."

Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781579060237
Format :
Book

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Includes a foreword by Ambassador Richard Holbrooke.
Presents insights into the sensitive role that General John A. Wickham, the senior Americanmilitary commander in Korea from 1979 to 1982, played during a period of politico-military intrigue and great danger to United States security interests.