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In December 1950, the skeleton crew of the merchant ship, "The Meredith Victory" rescued 14,000 Korean refugees from the hands of the rapidly approaching Chinese army in the city of Hungnam. Here is the incredible story of how the little vessel pulled off what's…

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Intrigued by the mystique and challenge of the Marine Corps, eighteen-year-old Wesley Fox enlisted in the summer of 1950, shortly after the outbreak of the Korean War. He saw action with the First Marine Division in Korea and was wounded in 1951. After Korea, Fox…

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This bibliography is the most complete listing and description of primary and secondary works about the Inchon Landing, one of the most significant amphibious landings in modern history, and the turning point of the Korean War. This was the time when the war had…

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Caught between the popular and passionate World War II and the divisive Vietnam War, the Korean War has been neglected by scholars and society. Yet it is one of the significant events of the 20th century, and scholarship on the war is increasing. This annotated…

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Crane (history, the US Military Academy) analyzes the successes and failures of the air force in Korea. He exposes the tensions and rivalries between services, showing that emphasis on strategic bombing came at the expense of air support for ground troops, and…

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Known as the Forgotten War, the "police action" in Korea resulted in almost as many American combat deaths in three years as the Vietnam War did in ten. Yet for many Americans today, the Korean War brings to mind nothing more than the television series "M*A*S*H".…

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Designed as a helpful reference tool for both Asian specialists and students and scholars in the broader fields of diplomatic history and foreign relations, this comprehensive historical dictionary contains a series of in-depth essays which describe the…

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This comprehensive assessment by experts of the significant literature and research about the Korean War has been designed for broad interdisciplinary use. Edited by Brune, this one-volume research tool evaluates traditional interpretations, recent findings and…

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In December 1950 General Matthew B. Ridgway replaced General Walton Walker as commander of the Eighth Army, and in April 1951 he succeeded Douglas MacArthur as supreme commander of the United Nations forces in Korea and supreme commander of the United States Far…

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After almost two centuries of on-and-off resistance to white encroachment on Indian lands, a band of Ohio Indians attacked and almost destroyed the army of the infant U.S.A. The battle for the Indian village of Kekionga, unmentioned in any history textbook,…

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by Stanley Sandler

|October 1, 1999

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Often called "the Forgotten War," Korea remains an important military legacy of the last half-century. Takes new information from the Russian & Chinese state archives to survey the history of the Korean peninsula before the war & during the subsequent Japanese,…

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Uncertain partners tells for the first time the inside story of the creation of the Sino-Soviet alliance and the origins of the Korean War. Using major new documentary sources, including cables and letters between Mao Zedong and Stalin, and interviews with key…