Matray, James I.

The Ashgate Research Companion to the Korean War. - Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014. - 1 online resource (494 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Contents; List of Maps, Figures, and Tables; Notes on Contributors; List of Acronyms; Introduction; Part I Political Background and Participants; 1 Prelude to Conflict, 1910-1948; 2 South Korea; 3 North Korea; 4 The United States; 5 The People's Republic of China; 6 Britain and the Commonwealth; 7 The Soviet Union; 8 The United Nations; Part II Tactics, Equipment, and Logistics; 9 The Ground Wars, 1948-1953; 10 Airpower; 11 Naval Operations; 12 Logistics; 13 Atomic, Chemical, and Biological Weapons; 14 Amphibious Warfare; 15 Intelligence; 16 Special Operations 17 American Ground Forces18 Republic of Korea Army; 19 Korean People's Army; 20 Chinese People's Volunteers Force; 21 United Nations Command and Korean Augmentation; 22 British and Commonwealth Forces; Part III The Course of the War; 23 Koreans Invade Korea; 24 To the Pusan Perimeter; 25 The Inch'ŏn Landing; 26 North to the Yalu; 27 Chinese Intervention; 28 Period of Mobile Warfare; 29 Military Stalemate; 30 Kaesŏng and P'anmunjŏm; Postscript; 31 Operations Glory and Big Switch; 32 Aftermath, 1953-2013; Appendix: Order of Battle; Index

This essential companion provides a comprehensive study of the literature on the causes, course, and consequences of the Korean War, 1950-1953. Aimed primarily at readers with a special interest in military history and contemporary conflict studies, the authors summarize and analyze the background, history, conduct, tactics, clashes, and outcome of what for years was known as the ''Forgotten War.''

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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Campaigns.
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