The Korean War saw unforgettable sacrifice, memorable strategic maneuvering, and lasting geopolitical consequences. Yet the conflict remains known as the Forgotten War. This record of the Korean War—the first limited war of the nuclear age—recalls the buildup to and aftermath of hostilities in Korea, highlighting the roles of its key military and political architects. Readers will learn how the war that began as a struggle between North and South Korea drew in the United States, China, and the Soviet Union and turned the Cold War hot on Korean soil, impacting international relations for decades to come.
Series: Biographies of War
Interest Level: Grades 7-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1240
ISBN: 9781680480603 (Print) 9781680480627 (E-book)