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Coming Home

Melinda L. Pash

in In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the process of leaving Korea and what happened to veterans once they returned to the home front. In contrast to previous wars, Korean War veterans returned home individually, ... More


More Than Ever a Veteran

Melinda L. Pash

in In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the lives of Korean War veterans in recent years. In particular, it considers the efforts of these soldiers to rekindle their veteran identity and to seek wider recognition ... More


Introduction

Melinda L. Pash

in In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the upbringing, military training, wartime experiences, attitudes, and post-Korea lives of Americans who served in the Korean War. It examines the impact of the Korean War on ... More


In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Melinda L. Pash

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book focuses on the Americans who served in the Korean War from June 1950 to July 1953. More specifically, it examines the Korean War veterans' upbringing, military training, and wartime ... More


Timing Is Everything

Melinda L. Pash

in In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the generational background of Korean War veterans. Raised during the Great Depression and World War II, the men and women who served in the Korean War learned first-hand the ... More


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