Wars of the 20th Century: Volume 5: Twenty Wars in Asia

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English | 14 Aug. 2016 | ISBN: 1535382996 | 230 Pages | PDF | 3.73 MB

Wars of the 20th Century – Volume 5: Twenty Wars in Asia brings together twenty wars that took place in Asia during the twentieth century. Some of these wars have produced long-lasting effects on peoples, countries, regions, and even the whole world, and continue to be felt up to the present time. Included are some of the better-known wars such as the Vietnam War and Russo-Japanese War, as well as lesser-known and even obscure but no less interesting wars, such as the Malayan Emergency and Moro Rebellion.

Each of the twenty wars in this book is written in a direct, concise style using only regular, non-technical language, and yet is packed with information that thoroughly and clearly explains each war’s causes, combat(s), conclusions, and consequences. This book was written for the general reading audience and purposed to be used as an everyday read or a handy source of information on country, regional, and world history. Included are 46 maps, a bibliography, and index.

Discussed in this book are: First Indochina War, Vietnam War, Cambodian Civil War, Cambodian Genocide, Cambodian Vietnamese War, Sino-Vietnamese War, Laotian Civil War, Korean War, Sino-Soviet Border Conflict, Russo-Japanese War, Boxer Rebellion, China (1911-1928): Xinhai Revolution, Fragmentation, and the Struggle for Reunification, Japanese Invasion of Manchuria, Anglo-Iraqi War of 1941, Anglo-Soviet Invasion of Iran, Indonesian War of Independence, and Sino-Indian War.

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