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The Korean War (5-week class) (begins 10/19) (Thursdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm)   NEW!

This course will commence with an explanation of the Korean situation during World War II and the American-Soviet occupation of the early Cold War. We will then proceed with a chronological narrative of the Korean War itself from the 1950 North Korean invasion to the armistice agreement of 1953. The course will conclude with a summary of the postwar Korean role in Asia and a discussion of the modern-day situation on the Korean peninsula. Come and learn the remarkable story of America's "forgotten war."

Suggested Reading: Hastings, Max. The Korean War. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1987.

Maximum Class Size: 110.

 

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
636 West Call Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306
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