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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 long island, documenting his wartime studies in addition to these of the servicemen less than his care. Rosen was once between these approximately stuck within the chinese language entrapment of yank and Allied forces in North Korea in overdue 1950, and a few of his such a lot poignant writing information the making an attempt situations that confronted either squaddies and civilians in the course of that time.

As chaplain, Rosen was once in a position to provide a special account of the yankee Jewish event at the frontlines and within the usa army whereas additionally describing the influence of the yank presence on Korean voters and their tradition. His curiosity in Korean attitudes towards Jews is usually an important subject matter inside of those articles.

Stanley R. Rosen has translated his father's articles into English and offers historical past on Milton Rosen's army provider ahead of and after the Korean clash. He provides an introductory review of the battle and comprises invaluable maps and pictures. The sum is a readable account of conflict and its turmoil from an astute and compassionate observer.

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