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Name, rank, and serial number : exploiting Korean War POWs at home and abroad / Charles S. Young.

Author/Creator:
Young, Charles S. (Charles Steuart), 1959- author.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (254 p.)
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Subjects:
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Prisoners and prisons.
Public opinion -- United States.
Prisoners of war -- United States.
Prisoners of war -- Korea (North).
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Public opinion -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Korean War became a prolonged struggle over POWs, as Name, Rank, and Serial Number details. The United Nations Command compelled prisoners to defect and the communists used captive GIs in propaganda denouncing capitalism. At home, ex-POWs were used in propaganda again when the Army chastised the nation for raising effeminate sons unable to withstand captivity.
Contents:
Cover; Name, Rank, and Serial Number; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Name, Rank, and Serial Number; Introduction; Part One Over There; 1 Limited War Sets the Stage for the POW Odyssey; 2 The Middle Passage; 3 Andersonville East; 4 Welcome, Fellow Peasant; 5 Prisoners of Limited War Languish as Propaganda Becomes a Substitute for victory; 6 The Failure of Chinese Indoctrination; 7 The United Nations Command Withholds POWs; Part Two Over Here; 8 Home to Cheers and Jeers; 9 The Brainwashing Dilemma; 10 Prosecutions Rile the Nation; 11 Target Mom; 12 Missing Action
13 The Hidden Reason for Forgetting KoreaConclusion; Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-938183-6
0-19-972026-6
OCLC:
881141505