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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Historical
  • Language:English
  • Pages:398
  • Format:Soft Cover

Failure to Heed

by William Lee Burch

Overview

Historical fiction look at the first five years following World War II, including the first 6 months of the Korean War. Includes many of the real life people and events of the time as well as following a fictional California farm family and their friends, all caught up in the newly emerging "atomic age."

Description

With the end of WWII, Planet Earth is hoping the human penchant for warring has finally passed. Unfortunately, with the use of the atomic bomb in 1945, a new kind of war pitting communism versus democracy will soon take center stage. Amid a postwar rush into consumerism and new technology, a seething situation in Asia will again fan the flames of war and destruction as the calendar turns to 1950. The war in Korea will rage on through the rest of the year and beyond, thus bringing mankind into what will often be described as the "Cold War," or the age of "fear and paranoia."

About the author
William Lee Burch is retired from aerospace and thoroughly enjoying the process of written creation. He lives in California with his wife, Jean, and their three dogs of various sizes and descriptions.


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