Act of War

Act of War

Lyndon Johnson, North Korea, and the Capture of the Spy Ship Pueblo

Book - 2013
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Tells the saga of Pete Bucher and his men as they struggled to survive merciless torture and horrendous living conditions in North Korean prisons.
Publisher: New York : NAL Caliber, c2013
New York, New York : NAL Caliber, [2013]
ISBN: 9780451466198
0451466195
Branch Call Number: History 359.343 CHE

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SEBoiko
Jun 10, 2014

We've made it this far together and we'll finish it together.

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SEBoiko
Jun 10, 2014

Kim's audacious capture of the Pueblo gave him a propaganda bonanza at home and abroad.

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SEBoiko
Apr 08, 2014

The Pueblo Affair marked the first time since 1807 that an American Naval commander surrendered his ship without a fight,...

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SEBoiko
Apr 08, 2014

Some citizens seemed more angered by the White House's reluctance to use force than by the capture its self.

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SEBoiko
Apr 08, 2014

In other words, the Pueblo was expendable, but the Navy would swiftly avenge it.

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StarGladiator
Jan 18, 2017

This is a pretty good book about how the Navy hung out the crew of the USS Pueblo to dry twice: once on the mission they were assigned, the second time when they were captured. The inquiry Bucher stood before wasn't all that different from the USS Liberty [which the author reprises according to the official, and completely fictional, account, since debunked].

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SEBoiko
Mar 28, 2014

Other: Page 340 mentions Mendel Rivers it should be L. Mendel Rivers.

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