By Milton Jehiel Rosen,Stanley Russell Rosen

During the peak of the Korean clash, 1950-51, Orthodox Jewish chaplain Milton J. Rosen wrote 19 feature-length articles for Der Morgen Zhornal, a Yiddish day-by-day in ny, documenting his wartime reports in addition to these of the servicemen less than his care. Rosen used to be between these approximately stuck within the chinese language entrapment of yankee and Allied forces in North Korea in overdue 1950, and a few of his so much poignant writing info the making an attempt conditions that confronted either squaddies and civilians in the course of that time.

As chaplain, Rosen used to be capable of provide a distinct account of the yankee Jewish adventure at the frontlines and within the usa army whereas additionally describing the effect of the yank presence on Korean electorate and their tradition. His curiosity in Korean attitudes towards Jews can be an important topic inside of those articles.

Stanley R. Rosen has translated his father's articles into English and offers history on Milton Rosen's army provider ahead of and after the Korean clash. He provides an introductory evaluate of the struggle and contains priceless maps and images. The sum is a readable account of warfare and its turmoil from an astute and compassionate observer.

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