A comprehensive history of the first year of the Korean War dealing primarily with the period from June 1950 to April 1951, which defined the war's direction until General Mark Clark, the final United Nations commander in the Korean War, signed the armistice at Pan Mun Jom on July 27, 1953. The author focuses on a number of key issues.
Dr. Dennis Wainstock is a historian and teaches at Fairmont State University. He is the author of several books: The Turning Point: The 1968 United States Presidential Campaign (1988); Truman, MacArthur and the Korean War (1999); Malcolm X: The Life of an African-American revolutionary (2009) among others. He lives in Salem WV.