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 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 past due 1950, and a few of his so much poignant writing info the attempting conditions that confronted either infantrymen and civilians in the course of that time.
As chaplain, Rosen used to be in a position to provide a special account of the yankee Jewish adventure at the frontlines and within the usa army whereas additionally describing the influence of the yank presence on Korean electorate and their tradition. His curiosity in Korean attitudes towards Jews is additionally an important topic 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 prior to and after the Korean clash. He provides an introductory evaluation of the warfare and contains useful maps and pictures. The sum is a readable account of conflict 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