The War for Korea, 1950-1951: They Came from the North
Allan R. Millett. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2010. 644 pp. Intro. Illus. Maps. Notes. Index. $45.
Reviewed by John Prados
In this second installment of what will be a multivolume narrative of the “Forgotten War,” Allan R. Millett picks up the story at the start of the June 1950 North Korean invasion of the South. For those who have anticipated this book for five years, let me cut to the chase: The wait was worth it; read this book! Now let me circle back and take it from the top.