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Author Jenkins, Charles Robert, 1940-2017.

Title The reluctant communist : my desertion, court-martial, and forty-year imprisonment in North Korea / Charles Robert Jenkins ; with Jim Frederick
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxxvi, 192 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Super Jenkins -- In the army, and across the DMZ -- Housemates -- Cooks, cadets, and wives -- Soga-san -- Friends and strangers -- Domestic life -- Hitomi's escape -- My escape -- Homecomings
Summary In January of 1965, twenty-four-year-old US Army sergeant Charles Robert Jenkins abandoned his post in South Korea, walked across the DMZ, and surrendered to communist North Korean soldiers standing sentry along the world's most heavily militarized border. He believed his action would get him back to the States and a short jail sentence
Notes In English
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Subject Jenkins, Charles Robert, 1940-2017.
Jenkins, Charles Robert, (1940- ...)
Jenkins, Charles Robert, 1940-2017
Americans -- Korea (North) -- Biography
Defectors -- Korea (North) -- Biography
Military deserters -- United States -- Biography
Déserteurs -- États-Unis -- Biographies.
HISTORY -- Military -- General.
HISTORY -- United States -- General.
Manners and customs.
Military deserters.
Prisonniers politiques -- Corée (République populaire démocratique)
Korea (North) -- Social life and customs
Korea (North)
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Frederick, Jim, 1971-2014.
ISBN 0520934288