The British Military in the Korean War

By Dr Grace Huxford, published 13th September 2019

In this podcast Dr Grace Huxford of the University of Bristol discusses the  military experience of the British in the Korean War.

This podcast was produced as part of the Korean War Teacher Fellowship programme. The Historical Association is delighted to be working with the World History Digital Education Foundation sponsored by the Korea Foundation on this programme as part of a wider international project designed to educate teachers, students and the general public about Korean history. 

1. What do we know about the British troops who went to Korea?
2. Where and when were British forces mainly deployed?
3. What action did they see?
4. Was the Korean War a very different experience than the preceding World Wars?
5. How do historians make sense of the experience of POWs?
6. What is the value of the veteran testimonies found on the Korean War Foundation web site?

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