Korean War in Color: A Correspondent's Retrospective on a Forgotten War
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. Working with International News Service, the predecessor of United Press International, American John Rich spent three years in Korea covering the Korean War, from the outbreak in June 1950 to the armistice in 1953. Currently retired, he splits his time between Maine and Florida. After the war, he joined broadcaster NBC as a war correspondent, covering Vietnam, African civil wars an
After the war, he joined broadcaster NBC as a war correspondent, covering Vietnam, African civil wars and other major 20th century conflicts. About the Author Working with International News Service, the predecessor of United Press International, American John Rich spent three years in Korea covering the Korean War, from the outbreak in June 1950 to the armistice in 1953. In 1991, at the age of 73, he went to the Middle East to cover the first Gulf War. Currently retired, he splits his time between Maine and Florida.
In vivid hues of blue, green and red, Rich’s photographs take the war out of the history books, allowing readers to better connect with a conflict that, while forgotten, continues to impact the lives of Koreans to this day.. In John Rich’s book “Korean War in Color: A Correspondent’s Retrospective on a Forgotten War,” published by Seoul Selection to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, the renowned war correspondent breaks down this barrier with a jaw-dropping collection of color photographs of the Korean War, perhaps the finest collection of color images of the conflict anywhere. As if it weren’t bad enough that the Korean War is, for many in the West, a “forgotten war” wedged between the larger conflicts of World War II and Vietnam, its legacy has been conveyed largely in the medium of black and white photography, putting up yet another p
Colorful Photo History of the Korean War! Here is a true rara avis! John Rich's KOREAN WAR IN COLOR, published by Seoul Selection in 2010, is a magnificent, comprehensive, full-color photo-history of the 'Forgotten War.' I am unaware of any other comparable history that covers the full span of the war and in such wonderful color imagery.INS Correspondent Rich covered the Korean War from 1950 to 1953, roaming the war-torn peninsula and offshore waters with his trusty Nikon camera, filing stories and snapping gorgeous Kodachrome shots of whatever caught his eye. Decades later, as the 60th anniversary of the Korean War loomed, family fri. "The Opening Moves." according to Amazon Customer. This book does a superb job at showing the Korean conflict. The photography is excellent, and the narratives complete each photograph. The Korean war, coming so quickly on the heels of WW2, in my view caused people to view this conflict in a different way.It was unlike WW2, we were fighting against people who were our former allies. Russian equipment was being used, and Chinese troops were doing the majority of the fighting. This war was not as clear cut as WW2, we were not attacked, in fact the war dealt with a nation we knew little about, and cared even less. But it should still be considere. Just one problem DrBig Great photos of military, civilian, countryside, and infrastructure. Great composition as well. Unfortunately the publisher foolishly went with matte paper instead of glossy, robbing the photos of 75% of their aesthetic value. The photos look much better on a computer than on paper. Should make an ebook instead. No fault to photographer John Richbut the publisher's blunder was a major disappointment. Put this book next to Larry Burrows' Vietnam & you'll know what I'm talking about.