Forgotten war, forgotten massacres—the Korean War (1950–1953) as licensed mass killings

@article{Kim2004ForgottenWF,
  title={Forgotten war, forgotten massacres—the Korean War (1950–1953) as licensed mass killings},
  author={Dong Choon Kim},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={6},
  pages={523 - 544}
}
  • Dong Choon Kim
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Genocide Research
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