NEW ZEALAND AND THE KOREAN WAR - Volume 1 - Politics and Diplomacy. & Volume 2 - COMBAT OPERATIONS.

McGibbon, Ian.

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A two volume set of the Official History of New Zealand in the Korean War. ----------------------------Volume 1 covers the Social, Politic & Diplomatic history of New Zealand's participation as a part of the British Commonwealth in the Korean War 1950-53. 1996, 2nd edition, hard bound in dust jacket, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2, xiv, 468 pages, illus, 8 maps, extensive notes, bibliog, index. --------------------------------Volume 2 of the Official History covers New Zealand's military & naval combat operations in the Korean War 1950-53 and later as a part of the garrison until 1957. Their contribution included a number of naval frigates and ' KAYFORCE ', a reinforced Artillery Regiment. Many appendices incl a Roll of Honour, Honours & Awards, Officers biographies & more. 1996, hard bound in dust jacket, , Fine/Fine condition, 6 1/4 x 9 1/4, xvii, 508 pages, illus, maps, appendices, bibliog, notes, index. two volume set, Auckland, Oxford Univ Pr, Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: This is the first of a series of volumes prepared in the Historical Branch, Department of Internal Affairs, dealing with New Zealand's involvement in conflicts since the Second World War. It covers the political, diplomatic, and social aspects of New Zealand's involvement in the Korean War, and seeks to explain why New Zealand felt the need, for the fourth time in its history, to send soldiers overseas to fight in a conflict whose direct significance to New Zealand's security was not immediately obvious. Although New Zealand's contribution to the United Nations forces was not large, the crisis had a major impact in New Zealand eyes to confirm the necessity of firmly resisting apparent Soviet encroachment. They also provided an opportunity for New Zealand to pursue its goal of obtaining a commitment by the United States to its security. The Anzus Treaty of 1951 was the successful achievement of this objective, and was to have a far-reaching impact on New Zealand's international relations in the long term.

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"The author of several excellent histories of New Zealand defence policy and military affairs, McGibbon has produced a model official history: scholarly, dispassionate, strikingly well-written."--Journal of Military History


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