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 ny, documenting his wartime reviews in addition to these of the servicemen less than his care. Rosen used to be 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 info the attempting situations that confronted either infantrymen and civilians in the course of that time.
As chaplain, Rosen was once capable of provide a distinct account of the yankee Jewish event at the frontlines and within the usa army whereas additionally describing the influence of the yank presence on Korean voters and their tradition. His curiosity in Korean attitudes towards Jews is usually an important subject matter inside those articles.
Stanley R. Rosen has translated his father's articles into English and offers heritage on Milton Rosen's army provider prior to and after the Korean clash. He provides an introductory evaluation of the battle and contains worthwhile maps and pictures. The sum is a readable account of struggle 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