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Striking Back

by William Bowers

Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951 is the second book in a three-volume series about the Korean War, examining the fighting that occurred during the late winter and early spring of the war's first...


The Origins of the Korean War: Second Edition

by Peter Lowe

The impressive Second Edition of this standard study incorporates important new evidence on the origins of the war from Chinese and Russian archives. It reveals that Stalin encouraged the attack on South Korea,...


Honor and Fidelity

by Gilberto N. Villahermosa

Formed at the turn of the nineteenth century to protect America's strategic interests in the Caribbean, the 65th Infantry consisted of Puerto Rican soldiers and sergeants and American and Puerto Rican officers....


Korean Atrocity!

by Philip D. Chinnery

As there was no clear victor at the conclusion of the Korean War, no war crime trials were held. But, as this book reveals, there is evidence of at least 1,600 atrocities and war crimes perpetrated against troops...


Letters from Korea

by Julia Irvine

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The lost art of letter writing comes alive in a soldier's letters from the front, in Letters from Korea, an historical bit of Americana from the year 1953, when the United States was fighting in the...


West Point '41: The Class That Went to War and Shaped America

by Anne Kazel-Wilcox, PJ Wilcox & (Ret. ) Lt. Gen. Edward L. Rowny

The inspiring true story of the West Point class of ’41, which graduated into combat leadership in World War II and went on to shape policy in Korea, during the Cold War, and in Vietnam


Historical Dreadnoughts: Marder and Roskill: Writing and Fighting Naval History

by Barry Gough

This is the story of the remarkable, intersecting careers of the two greatest writers on British naval history in the twentieth century - the American professor Arthur Marder, son of immigrant Russian Jews,...


The Korean War: An International History

by Wada Haruki

This classic history of the Korean War—from its origins through the armistice—is now available in English for the first time. Wada Haruki, one of the world’s leading scholars of the war, has thoroughly...


The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War

by David Halberstam

"In a grand gesture of reclamation and remembrance, Mr. Halberstam has brought the war back home."---The New York Times

David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the defining...


Harry S. Truman: The Coming of the Cold War

by Nicole L. Anslover

Harry S. Truman presided over one of the most challenging times in American history-the end of World War II and the onset of the Cold War. Thrust into the presidency after Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office,...


Submarine Commander: A Story of World War II and Korea

by Paul R. Schratz

A fascinating personal memoir of underwater combat in World War II, told by a man who played a major role in those dangerous operations. Frank and beautifully written, Submarine Commander's breezy style and...


Memoir of a Cold War Soldier

by Richard E. Mack

Fifty years after America's involvement in the Korean War began, Richard E. Mack's memories of his time spent on the front lines are still strong and clear. In Memoir of a Cold War Soldier, he recalls his service...


The Gentle Warrior: General Oliver Prince Smith, USMC

by Clifton La Bree

In November 1950, United Nations forces in Korea were stopped in their advance toward the Yalu River by Chinese Communist forces and were in danger of being overrun. Vastly outnumbered by enemy forces, the First...


Ship of Miracles: 14,000 Lives and One Miraculous Voyage

by Bill Gilbert & Alexander M Haig

It was a miracle worthy of the season. When Captain Leonard La Rue spied from his twelve-man merchant ship, the Meredith Victory, the throng of Korean refugees on the docks of a city in flames, he didn't hesitate...


The 7th Infantry Regiment: Combat in an Age of Terror

by John C. McManus

The 7th Infantry's motto, "Willing and Able," speaks volumes about its past. Throughout America's history, the soldiers of this regiment have proven through their sacrifice, their bloodshed, and their sweat...


Flash Point North Korea: The Pueblo and EC-121 Crisis

by Richard Mobley

During a dark period of U.S. military history in the late 1960s, North Korean forces captured an American naval vessel and shot down an unarmed reconnaissance aircraft, taking the lives of thirty-one U.S. sailors...


Corpsmen: Letters From Korea

by Gerald E. Chappell & Richard G. Chappell

In Corpsmen: Letters from Korea, the Chappell twins gathered together their letters to chronicle their experiences as medical corpsmen in the First Marine Division during the Korean War. From boot camp to Bethesda...


Macarthur's War: The Flawed Genius Who Challenged The American

by Bevin Alexander

General Douglas MacArthur was highly skilled and world famous as a military commander. Under his leadership after World War II, Japan was rebuilt into a democratic ally. But during the Korean War, in defiance...


Rethinking the Korean War: A New Diplomatic and Strategic History

by William Stueck

Fought on what to Westerners was a remote peninsula in northeast Asia, the Korean War was a defining moment of the Cold War. It militarized a conflict that previously had been largely political and economic....


Rangers in Korea: The War the World Didn't Want to Remember, Fought by the Men the World Will Never Forget

by Robert W. Black

A generation before Vietnam, the war for Korea raged. It was as rough and dirty a war as has ever been fought—a war small in history, but very large to the men who waged it. . . .

In the Korean War, one group...