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The War for Korea, 1950-1951: They Came from the North (Modern War Studies)
The War for Korea, 1950-1951: They Came from the North (Modern War Studies)
by Allan R. Millett
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In The War for Korea, 1945-1950: A House Burning, one of our most distinguished military historians argued that the conflict on the Korean peninsula in the middle of the twentieth century was first and foremost a war between Koreans that began in 1948... (read more)

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Texas A&m University Military History #80: Red Wings Over the Yalu: China, the Soviet Union, and the Air War in Korea
Texas A&m University Military History #80: Red Wings Over the Yalu: China, the Soviet Union, and the Air War in Korea
by Xiaoming Zhang
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The Korean conflict was a pivotal event in China's modern military history. The fighting in Korea constituted an important experience for the newly formed People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF), not only as a test case for this fledgling service but... (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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Amid an inferno of explosives on a deadly minefield in the Korean War, a four-legged Marine proved to be a heroic force of nature. She moved headstrong up and down steep, smoky terrain that no man could travail confidently. In a single day, this small... (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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The Run-Up to the Punch Bowl
The Run-Up to the Punch Bowl
by John Nolan
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The noted author and literary scholar, Samuel Hynes, has remarked that there has been no great book on the Korean War, a significant gap in American military letters. It may be hoped that this account will help to meet at least part of that challenge... (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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During the height of the Korean conflict, 1950-51, Orthodox Jewish chaplain Milton J. Rosen wrote 19 feature-length articles for Der Morgen Zhornal, a Yiddish daily in New York, documenting his wartime experiences as well as those of the servicemen under... (read more)

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Remembering Korea 1950 (01 Edition)
Remembering Korea 1950 (01 Edition)
by H.k. Shin
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Today, H. K. Shin is an internationally respected chemist, but in this stirring memoir, he carries us back to Korea during a pivotal time in his homeland's history from his perspective as a 16-year-old South Korean soldier.... (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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Voices From the Korean War : Personal Stories of American, Korean, and Chinese Soldiers (04 Edition)
Voices From the Korean War : Personal Stories of American, Korean, and Chinese Soldiers (04 Edition)
by Richard Peters
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"In three days the number of so-called ?volunteers? reached over three hundred men. Very quickly they organized us into military units. Just like that I became a North Korean soldier and was on the way to some unknown place."?from the book South Korean... (read more)

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The Secrets of Inchon: The Untold Story of the Most Daring Covert Mission of the Korean War
The Secrets of Inchon: The Untold Story of the Most Daring Covert Mission of the Korean War
by Eugene Frankl Clark
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In 2000, as historian Thomas Fleming prepared an article about a crucial but little-known, covert mission of the Korean War, led by a thirty-nine-year-old naval lieutenant named Eugene Clark, Clark's widow noted that her husband had written up his own... (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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"Well written and meticulously researched ... East of Chosin is military history at its best". -- Harry G. Summers, Jr., Washington Post Book World<P>Roy E. Appleman's East of Chosin, first published in 1987, won acclaim from reviewers, readers... (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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Military Advisors in Korea: Kmag in Peace and War
Military Advisors in Korea: Kmag in Peace and War
by Robert K. Sawyer
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The mid-twentieth century has added new dimensions to the roles and missions long performed by the United States Army. In many lands whose peoples speak alien tongues and observe strange customs, the American soldier is now living and working as ally... (read more)

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Beyond the Shadow of Camptown: Korean Military Brides in America (Nation of Newcomers)
Beyond the Shadow of Camptown: Korean Military Brides in America (Nation of Newcomers)
by Ji-yeon Yuh
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Visit the Big Onion Guide to New York City site at www.nyupress.org/bigonion Whether you're a tourist or a native New Yorker, you will appreciate this witty, informative walking guide to New York City, as authors Seth Kamil and Eric Wakin peel back the... (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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Praise for James Brady: The Coldest War: "His story reads like a novel, but it is war reporting at its best--a graphic depiction, in all its horrors, of the war we've almost forgotten." --Walter Cronkite "Mr. Brady has written a superb personal memoir of... (read more)

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U.S. Army Mobilization and Logistics in the Korean War: A Research Approach
U.S. Army Mobilization and Logistics in the Korean War: A Research Approach
by Terrence J. Gough
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In view of their crucial importance to military success, mobilization and logistics deserve thorough attention from historians. Although the Army's ability to mobilize has improved in recent years, much remains to be done, and the Korean War experience... (read more)

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The Korean War (Essential Histories)
The Korean War (Essential Histories)
by Carter Malkasian
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The Korean War was a significant turning point in the Cold War. This book explains how the conflict in a small peninsula in East Asia had a tremendous impact on the entire international system and the balance of power between the two superpowers, America... (read more)

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