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 big apple, documenting his wartime studies in addition to these of the servicemen below his care. Rosen was once between these approximately stuck within the chinese language entrapment of yankee and Allied forces in North Korea in past due 1950, and a few of his so much poignant writing information the making an attempt situations that confronted either infantrymen and civilians in the course of that time.
As chaplain, Rosen was once in a position to supply a distinct account of the yank Jewish adventure at the frontlines and within the usa army whereas additionally describing the influence of the yankee presence on Korean electorate and their tradition. His curiosity in Korean attitudes towards Jews is additionally an important subject inside those articles.
Stanley R. Rosen has translated his father's articles into English and offers history on Milton Rosen's army provider earlier than and after the Korean clash. He offers an introductory review of the battle and comprises useful maps and pictures. The sum is a readable account of warfare and its turmoil from an astute and compassionate observer.
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An American Rabbi in Korea: A Chaplain's Journey in the Forgotten War (Judaic Studies Series) by Milton Jehiel Rosen,Stanley Russell Rosen