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Crisis and Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula, 1968-1969: A Critical Oral History

Christian F. Ostermann, James F. Person, eds
Format
Book
Published
Washington, DC : Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, c2011.
Language
English
Series
Critical oral history conference series / History and Public Policy Program
ISBN
1933549831, 9781933549835
Summary
The book contains the transcript of a critical oral history conference which explored the origins of North Korea's military adventurism in the late 1960s, and features the testimony of veteran South Korean, U.S., and East German diplomatic and intelligence officials directly involved in Korea policy during the turbulent period. In addition to the conference transcript, the book includes a 100-page appendix of newly obtained and translated East German, Russian, Czech, and U.S. documents on the 1968 Blue House raid, the seizure of the USS Pueblo, and the 1969 shootdown of the unarmed EC 121 spy plane.
Description
[1], 242 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • "This transcript is the first from a series of critical oral history conferences jointly hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' North Korea International Documentation Project and the University of North Korean Studies. The first conference was held on 8-9 September 2008 in Washington"--Acknowledgements.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
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