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War and intervention, 1950-1953

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  • Korea - ein vergessener Krieg?by Bernd Bonwetsch; Matthias Uhl

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 46.00

    Der Koreakrieg ist durch den Waffenstillstand vom 27. Juli 1953 nur eingefroren und kann jederzeit wieder ausbrechen. Ein Friedensvertrag existiert bis zum heutigen Tag nicht. Pjöngjangs Politik ist heute noch so undurchschaubar wie damals. Trotzdem sind unsere Kenntnisse - insbesondere dank der Veröffentlichung sowjetischer und chinesischer Quellen... more...

  • The Korean Warby Stanley Sandler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • China's Battle for Koreaby Xiaobing Li

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    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 put up a strong defense, prevented the capture of the South Korean capital of Seoul, and finally... more...

  • The Korean Warby Stanley Sandler

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    The Korean War has been termed "The Forgotten War" or the "Unknown War." It is a conflict which never assumed the mythic character of the American Civil War or World War II. However, this book asserts, it would be impossible to understand the Cold War and indeed post 1945 global history without knowledge of the Korean War. Providing a history of... more...

  • The Lineby William T. Bowers

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00

    The opening months of 1951 comprised the first winter of the Korean War, and the fighting was as intense as the weather. In The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951 , William T. Bowers analyzes this significant period and its effects on the remainder of the war. The Line is the first of three volumes about the Korean War that focus on combat... more...

  • A Short History of the Korean Warby James L. Stokesbury

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    As pungent and concise as his short histories of both world wars, Stokesbury's survey of "the half war" takes a broad view and seems to leave nothing out but the details. The first third covers the North Korean invasion of June 1950, the Pusan perimeter crisis, MacArthur's master stroke at Inchon and the intervention by Chinese forces that November.... more...

  • A Morning in Juneby James W. Evans; John S. D. Eisenhower

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    By June 1953 the Korean War, marked at the outset by extremely fluid advances and retreats up and down the peninsula, had settled into position warfare very near the original pre-war demarcation line between North and South Korea. At this point both sides were fighting to win a peace, to achieve incremental advantages that could be translated into... more...

  • Give Me Tomorrowby Patrick K. O'Donnell

    Da Capo Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    An epic story of a legendary Marine company?s valor and sacrifice in the Korean War brought to gripping, cinematic light by an acclaimed historian more...

  • Truman, MacArthur and the Korean Warby Dennis D. Wainstock

    Enigma Books 2011; US$ 19.00

    The best concise military history of the first year of the Korean War and the Truman-MacArthur crisis. more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Korean War, The: A Political, Social, and Military Historyby Spencer Tucker; Paul Pierpaoli

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 325.00

    "While there are a number of inexpensive one-volume titles available, such as Korean War: An Encyclopedia (Routledge, 1999) and Historical Dictionary of the Korean War (Scarecrow, 2010. 2d ed.), they present neither the scope nor the scholarship of Tucker's massive tomes. Buy this set or buy nothing at all. Strongly recommended for all public... more...