The Korean Conflict and the Role of Canada Analytical Essay by Top Papers

The Korean Conflict and the Role of Canada
A look at Canada's contribution to the Korean Conflict of 1950-1953.
# 132993 | 2,250 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in International Relations (War and Conflict)

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This paper shows what can be learned about the Korean War by referring to military and medical accounts of the Canadians' who served. This shows the tough conditions faced by all Koreans at the time, and also why the Korean Armed Forces of today have invested strongly in medical services, making good medics essential. The paper concludes with a commentary on South Korea at present and why a 'forgotten' war should be studied.

From the Paper:

"The Korean War of 1950-1953 is usually discussed for its Cold War significance in international politics. Scholars also note how the conflict has tended to be forgotten, overshadowed by attention given to World War II or the Vietnam conflict. (See Halliday & Cumings 1988; Melady 1983) Most publications in English address the large American effort but fighting the North Korean and Chinese armies was a truly international enterprise, the United Nations still a new institution. Canadians were joined by Britons, New Zealanders, Australians, Indians, Hungarians..."

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