|Plot Summary of Wonju: The Gettysburg of the Korean War|
Solid description of the crucial battles in central Korea early 1951 that turned the tide back into the favor of the UN forces. Often referred to as the "Korean Gettysburg," Wonju and Chipyong-ni showed that Ridgway's 8th Army could stand against the Chinese.
This synopsis report prepared by Gary J. Jakacky
|Chapter Analysis of Wonju: The Gettysburg of the Korean War|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Kind Of History
Time of history:
History of military?
- anthology of great battles
- anthology of great military leaders
- Korean War
Subjects of this Historical Account
Ethnicity (if plays a major part)
Is the portrayal sympathetic?
From a certain profession/group?
- land soldiers
Intelligence of subject of
If applicable, liberal/conservative?
- Historian is moderately conservative
How much gore?
- 1 ()
How fast-paced is the book?
- 7 ()
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Book makes you feel...
How much focus on stories of individuals?
- Focuses on brief history of a lot of players
How much romance?
- 1 ()
Minor characters feature lots of:
Is this a kid's book?
- Ages 16-Adult
- A handful
- Necessary maps provided
Length of book
- 201-250 pages
How much emphasis on small details?
- 6 ()
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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