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War and intervention, 1950-1953

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  • 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...

  • The Encyclopedia of the Korean War: A Political, Social, and Military History [3 volumes]by Spencer Tucker; Paul Pierpaoli

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 325.00

    A multidimensional, multidisciplinary work on one of the least understood but most important conflicts in modern history. more...

  • Brothers at Warby Sheila Miyoshi Jager

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 33.33

    In this blockbusting trade debut, distinguished American professor Sheila Miyoshi Jager interweaves international events and previously unknown personal accounts to give a brilliant new history of the war, its aftermath and its global impact told from American, Korean, Soviet and Chinese sides. This is the first account to examine not only the military,... more...

  • Sgt. Recklessby Robin Hutton

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 27.99

    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, belonged to a young boy named Kim-Huk-Moon. In order to pay for a prosthetic leg for his sister, Kim... more...

  • The Unfinished War -- Koreaby Bong K. Lee

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 30.95

    Are we heading for a new Korean War? Lee presents the history, the current situation, and US involvement, drawing on 25 years in the US and Asia with the Ford Foundation, the UN and the Asian Development Bank, using recently de-classified documents and pe more...

  • Shield of the Great Leaderby Joseph S. Bermudez

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 36.31

    The first unclassified account of the armed forces of one of the most isolated and unpredictable nations in Asia - North Korea. more...

  • The Forgotten Fewby Doug Hurst

    Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 27.22

    An action-packed story of the men of the RAAF's No 77 fighter squadron, the only RAAF squadron to take part in the Korean War; initially with propeller driven World War II vintage mustangs which were replaced by meteor jet fighters when the Chinese, with their MiG 15s, entered the war. more...

  • Paths to Peaceby Elizabeth Stanley

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 62.50

    Paths to Peace develops a theory about the domestic obstacles to peace in interstate wars?and the role of domestic leadership changes in overcoming these obstacles?and it tests this theory in historical case studies of the Korean War and statistical analysis of interstate wars since 1862. more...

  • Valleys of Deathby Bill Richardson; Kevin Maurer

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 25.95

    "Richardson never pulls his punches in these vivid descriptions." -- Publishers Weekly Caught in the Chinese counterattack at Unsan-one of the deadliest American battles of the Cold War Era-Colonel Bill Richardson led an Alamo like defense of the few survivors before being taken prisoner. The North Koreans marched them through sub-zero weather... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Korean Warby Paul M. Edwards

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 109.99

    This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Korean War offers a clear and concise, but inclusive, account of the major events, operations, and individuals involved in the Korean War. It covers the war in terms of people, places, events, and analysis, as well as carefully collected statistical and factual information about units, commanders,... more...