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Author Chang, David Cheng, 1974- author

Title The hijacked war : the story of Chinese POWs in the Korean War / David Cheng Chang
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2019
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Contents Fleeing or embracing the Communists in the Chinese Civil War -- Reforming former nationalists -- Desperados and volunteers -- Chiang, Macarthur, Truman, and NSC-81/1 -- Defectors and prisoners in the first three Chinese offensives -- Ridgway's turnaround, MacArthur's departure, and Taiwan's entry -- The fifth offensive debacle -- Civil war in POW camps -- The debate over prisoner repatriation in Washington, Panmunjom, and Taipei -- Screening : "voluntary repatriation" turns violent -- Gen. Dodd's kidnapping and Gen. Boatner's crackdown -- "Old China hands" on Koje and Cheju Islands -- The October 1 massacre on Cheju Island -- Exchanges and "explanation" -- Prisoner-agents of the 8240th unit -- Aftermath
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Civil War (China : 1945-1949)
Korean War (1950-1953)
Communists -- China -- History -- 20th century
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, Chinese
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Prisoners and prisons, Chinese
Nationalists -- China -- History -- 20th century
Repatriation -- China -- History -- 20th century
Repatriation -- Taiwan -- History -- 20th century
Diplomatic relations.
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Personal narratives
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018022756
ISBN 1503605876