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British Prisoners of the Korean War

S. P. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

During the Korean War nearly a thousand British servicemen, along with a handful of British civilians, were captured by North Korean and Red Chinese forces. In various camps in the vicinity of ... More


Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War

Lee K. Pennington

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452574
eISBN:
9780801455629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Thousands of wounded servicemen returned to Japan following the escalation of Japanese military aggression in China in July 1937. Tens of thousands would return home after Japan widened its war ... More


The Marines at Kangyee

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the initial Chinese efforts to convert their first British captives, a group of junior Royal Marines, in the winter of 1950-51 at Camp 10, through a mixture of indoctrination ... More


The Ulsters at Pyoktong

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter deals with the second, larger group of British prisoners taken by the Chinese at the start of 1951, mostly from the Royal Ulster Rifles. Attention is paid to the effects of the grueling ... More


The Glosters at Chongson

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter details the experiences of the largest single batch of British prisoners taken in the Korean War at the Battle of Imjin in April 1951, who proved more resistant to the communists than ... More


Officers at Pinchon-ni and NCOs at Kuuptong

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter chronicles the efforts to resist indoctrination and generally make life difficult for the Chinese in the camps (Camp 2, Branch 1 and Camp 4) to which the Chinese sent first the officers ... More


Asia and the Great War: A Shared History

Xu Guoqi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199658190
eISBN:
9780191830860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658190.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This book presents a “shared” history of Asian involvement in the Great War from non-national and transnational perspectives. Asian involvements make the Great War not only a true “world” war but ... More


Viet Minh Sources of Supply

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 8, the author describes the various sources of supply available to the Viet Minh, including local production and procurement, procurement on the world market, and the limited aid provided ... More


The Canton Customs Crisis

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the impact of the 1923 Canton customs crisis on the Asiatic Fleet in the Far East. It suggests that the crisis provided the treaty powers with an opportunity for a classic ... More


The Navy and “China United”

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the so-called China United in 1929. The Chinese unity was celebrated after the fall of North China to the Nationalists and their allies, the establishment of the Nationalist ... More


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