Hills of Sacrifice: The 5th RCT in Korea (review)

  title={Hills of Sacrifice: The 5th RCT in Korea (review)},
  author={D. Boose},
  journal={Korean Studies},
  pages={316 - 318}
  • D. Boose
  • Published 2002
  • History
  • Korean Studies
Schrecker and Stephen Whitfield examine the McCarthy era in the United States and its relationship to the Korean War. Jennifer Roberts compares “Warfare, Democracy, and the Cult of Personality” with particular reference to Alcibiades and Douglas MacArthur. Her discussion of the tension between flamboyant heroes and democratic egalitarianism is adroit, although it seems a stretch to compare Truman’s relief of MacArthur over insubordination to the ensnaring of Alcibiades over issues of religious… Expand