The Forgotton War

by | Jun 24, 2006 | Stress Blog

by Anthony Gregory:

“World War II is seen by most as the most just war, the war against Hitler and fascism, the war for the future of humankind, the war of the Greatest Generation. It is the glory of war embodied.

“Vietnam is perceived as the big failure, the clearest example of military overstretch, the quagmire against which all other misguided foreign adventures are to be measured. One is war at its most righteous; the other is war at its most foolish.

“But the Korean War is simply forgotten. Even though more than 50,000 Americans died in the conflict

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