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The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
by David Halberstam
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David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the defining book for the Vietnam War. More than three decades later, Halberstam used his unrivalled research and formidable journalistic skills to shed light on another dark... (read more)

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The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
by David Halberstam
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In researching the career of David Halberstam for our Out of the Book project, I came across a description of the author by Doris Kearns Goodwin that gets to the heart of Halberstam's masterful approach: "A gifted storyteller," she called him. "He told... (read more)

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The Korean War
The Korean War
by Max Hastings
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Drew Middleton andlt;Iandgt;The New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt; Admirable...penetrating.... (read more)

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The Dragon Strikes: China and the Korean War: June-December 1950
The Dragon Strikes: China and the Korean War: June-December 1950
by Patrick C Roe
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In June 1950, when Kim Il Sung's Russian-built T-34 tanks rolled southward across the 38th Parallel, the precarious balance of world power was suddenly tilted. Although technically disadvantaged, China's army mounted a campaign of deception and... (read more)

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The Darkest Summer: Pusan and Inchon 1950: The Battles That Saved South Korea--And the Marines--From Extinction
The Darkest Summer: Pusan and Inchon 1950: The Battles That Saved South Korea--And the Marines--From Extinction
by Bill Sloan
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andlt;Iandgt;The Darkest Summer andlt;/Iandgt;is the dramatic story of the first three months of the Korean War as it has never been told before. A narrative studded with gripping eyewitness accounts, it focuses on the fateful days when the Korean Warand#... (read more)

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Give Me Tomorrow: The Korean War's Greatest Untold Story--The Epic Stand of the Marines of George Company
Give Me Tomorrow: The Korean War's Greatest Untold Story--The Epic Stand of the Marines of George Company
by Patrick K Odonnell
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“What would you want if you could have any wish?” asked the photojournalist of the haggard, bloodied Marine before him. The Marine gaped at his interviewer. The photographer snapped his picture, which became the iconic Korean War image... (read more)

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Selling the Korean War: How the Truman Administration Sold America's First "Limited" War
Selling the Korean War: How the Truman Administration Sold America's First "Limited" War
by Steven Casey
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How presidents spark and sustain support for wars remains an enduring and significant problem. Korea was the first limited war the U.S. experienced in the contemporary period - the first recent war fought for something less than total victory. In Selling... (read more)

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Reckless: The Racehorse Who Became a Marine Corps Hero
Reckless: The Racehorse Who Became a Marine Corps Hero
by Tom Clavin
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From the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Heart of Everything That Is, comes the unlikely story of a racehorse who truly became a war hero, beloved by the Marine Corps and decorated for bravery.   Her Korean name was Ah-Chim-Hai&... (read more)

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An American Rabbi in Korea: A Chaplain's Journey in the Forgotten War (Judaic Studies Series)
An American Rabbi in Korea: A Chaplain's Journey in the Forgotten War (Judaic Studies Series)
by Milton J Rosen
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A firsthand account of the American Jewish experience on the frontlines.... (read more)

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Remembering Korea 1950: A Boy Soldier's Story
Remembering Korea 1950: A Boy Soldier's Story
by Hyung Kyu Shin
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“Putting memories to paper after fifty years, Shin writes as clearly as if he witnessed the events just yesterday . . . an eyewitness account of the real cost of war.” Korean... (read more)

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The Coldest War: A Memoir of Korea
The Coldest War: A Memoir of Korea
by James Brady
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America's "forgotten war" lasted just thirty-seven months, yet 54,246 Americans died in that time -- nearly as many as died in ten years in Vietnam. On the fiftieth anniversary of this devastating conflict, James Brady tells the story of his life as a... (read more)

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Sgt. Reckless: America's War Horse
Sgt. Reckless: America's War Horse
by Robin Hutton
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A New York Times Bestseller! From the racetrack to the battlefield—dauntless, fearless, and exemplar of Semper Fi—she was Reckless, "pride of the Marines." A Mongolian mare who was bred to be a racehorse, Ah-Chim-Hai, or Flame-of-the-Morning... (read more)

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China's Battle for Korea: The 1951 Spring Offensive (Twentieth-Century Battles)
China's Battle for Korea: The 1951 Spring Offensive (Twentieth-Century Battles)
by Xiaobing Li
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Between November 1950 and the end of fighting in June 1953, China launched six major offensives against UN forces in Korea. The most important of these began on April 22, 1951, and was the largest Communist military operation of the war. The UN forces... (read more)

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Wall of Fire: A Diary of the Third Korean Winter Campaign
Wall of Fire: A Diary of the Third Korean Winter Campaign
by Dudley J. Hughes
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When 22 year-old 2nd Lt. DudleyHughes received orders to Korea, while stationed at Fort Bliss in the summer of 1952, he was not exactly elated but neither was he surprised. The Korean conflict had begun on the heels of WorldWar II and most of his adult... (read more)

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Texas A & M University Military History #2: East of Chosin: Entrapment and Breakout in Korea, 1950
Texas A & M University Military History #2: East of Chosin: Entrapment and Breakout in Korea, 1950
by Roy Edgar Appleman
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In November, 1950, with the highly successful Inchon Landing behind him, Gen. Douglas MacArthur planned the last major offensive of what was to be a brief "conflict": the drive that would push the North Koreans across the Yalu River into Manchuria. In... (read more)

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To the Last Round: The Epic British Stand on the Imjon River, Korea 1951
To the Last Round: The Epic British Stand on the Imjon River, Korea 1951
by Andrew Salmon
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"Salmons vivid use of recollections and dramatic quotes brings alive an unjustly forgotten conflict."  —Time Out The most notorious and celebrated battle in the Korean War, from a British point of view, has never previously been written about... (read more)

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British Soldiers of the Korean War: In Their Own Words
British Soldiers of the Korean War: In Their Own Words
by Stephen F. Kelly
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More than 30,000 British troops fought in Korea between 1950 and 1953 and more than 3,000 died, with over 1,000 being captured and held in atrocious conditions by the Chinese or Koreans. At least half of those captured died in prison camps. More than 70... (read more)

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The Scariest Place in the World: A Marine Returns to North Korea
The Scariest Place in the World: A Marine Returns to North Korea
by James Brady
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"James Brady has done it again. A riveting and illuminating insight into a dark corner of the world."--Tim Russert, NBC's Meet the Press "His evocation of their lives and his lost youth is most moving, and so, too, are his notes on the passing of former... (read more)

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Korean War, 1950-1953 (01 Edition)
Korean War, 1950-1953 (01 Edition)
by Carter Malkasian
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Combat Ready?: The Eighth U.S. Army on the Eve of the Korean War (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History)
Combat Ready?: The Eighth U.S. Army on the Eve of the Korean War (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History)
by Thomas E. Hanson
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In the decades since the and#8220;forgotten warand#8221; in Korea, conventional wisdom has held that the Eighth Army consisted largely of poorly trained, undisciplined troops who fled in terror from the onslaught of the Communist forces. Now, military... (read more)

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