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  • The Naval Air War in Koreaby Richard P. Hallion

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 34.95

    ?In The Naval Air War in Korea , Dr. Hallion has captured the fact, feel- ing, and fancy of a very important conflict in aviation history, in- cluding the highly significant facets of the transition from piston to jet-propelled combat aircraft.??Norman Polmar, author of Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet, 18th Edition... more...

  • Operation Broken Reedby Arthur L. Boyd

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    At the height of the Korean War, President Truman launched one of the most important intelligence - gathering operations in history. So valuable were the mission?s findings about the North Korean-Soviet-Chinese alliance that it is no stretch to say they prevented World War III. Only one man — sworn to secrecy for a half-century—survived Operation... more...

  • Inside the Red Boxby Patrick McEachern

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 44.99

    Traditional political models fail to account for North Korea's institutional politics, making the country's actions seem surprising or confusing when, in fact, they often conform to the regime's own logic. Drawing on recent primary materials, including North Korean speeches, commentaries, and articles, Patrick McEachern, a specialist on North Korean... more...

  • Meeting Mr Kimby Jennifer Barclay

    Summersdale 2008; US$ 9.99

    The world knows more about secret North Korea than the free society of the South. As a peace summit heralded a new era for a country divided for 50 years, Jennifer Barclay searched for the spirit of South Korea, discovering a land full of passion, tradition and spirituality, good humor, and great food. Jen quit her high-pressure job and followed... more...

  • The Search for a Unified Koreaby Eui-Gak Hwang

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 169.00

    With the leadership of the North Korean political regime in flux, the political and economic relationship between North Korea and South Korea, and between the Korean peninsula and the world, is uncertain. What would be the implications if the current North Korean government were to fall? This timely book provides a thorough analysis of the complexities... more...

  • The Will to Winby Bryan R. Gibby

    University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 49.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The Will to Win focuses on the substantial role of US military advisors to the Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) from 1946 until 1953 in one of America?s early attempts at nation building.   Gibby describes ROKA?s structure, mission, challenges, and successes, thereby linking the South Korean... more...

  • China's Road to the Korean Warby Chen Jian

    Columbia University Press 1995; US$ 34.99

    In October 1950, one year after the establishment of the People?s Republic of China, Mao Zedong and the Beijing leadership sent “Chinese People?s Volunteers? to Korea to fight against United Nations forces moving rapidly toward the Chinese-Korean border. By the end of the three year war that followed, American and Chinese military intervention in... more...

  • Origins of North Korea's Jucheby Jae-Jung Suh

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99

    This book argues that North Korea has outlived forecasts of its collapse because of Juche ?a unique political institution built on the simple notion of self-determination, whose meanings and limits have been shaped by Koreans? experiences with colonialism, war, and development amidst surrounding superpowers that have complicated their aspirations.... more...

  • The Imjin and Kapyong Battles, Korea, 1951by Paul MacKenzie

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    The sacrifice of the "Glorious Glosters" in defense of the Imjin River line and the hilltop fights of Australian and Canadian battalions in the Kapyong Valley have achieved greater renown in those nations than any other military action since World War II. This book is the first to compare in depth what happened and why. Using official and unofficial... more...

  • Cold Days in Hellby William Clark Latham

    Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 32.00

    Prisoners suffer in every conflict, but American servicemen captured during the Korean War faced a unique ordeal. Like prisoners in other wars, these men endured harsh conditions and brutal mistreatment at the hands of their captors. In Korea, however, they faced something new: a deliberate enemy program of indoctrination and coercion designed to... more...