2 Christoph Bluth
Crisis on the Korean Peninsula
商品説明：For many in the West, North Korea is a secretive, reclusive, and enigmatic country, a rogue state that threatens the world with its nuclear program and ballistic missiles. Confronted with its numerous provocations involving nuclear tests and missile launches, however, the international community still has not formulated a coherent response.So how do we understand the crisis on the Korean peninsula...
3 Robert W. Black
Rangers in Korea
商品説明：A generation before Vietnam, the war for Korea raged. It was as rough and dirty a war as has ever been foughtーa war small in history, but very large to the men who waged it. . . . In the Korean War, one group above all others distinguished itself, a small elite band who volunteered for action behind enemy lines. They were the men of the U. S. Army’s legendary Rangers. They succeeded in making the ...
4 Nicole L. Anslover
Harry S. Truman
商品説明：Harry S. Truman presided over one of the most challenging times in American historyーthe end of World War II and the onset of the Cold War. Thrust into the presidency after Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office, Truman oversaw the transition to a new, post-war world in which the United States wielded the influence of a superpower. With his humble beginnings and straightforward manner, Truman was the...
6 John Darrell Sherwood
Officers in Flight Suits
商品説明：Sherwood recounts the story of American Air Force pilots in the Korean War and the development of a lasting fighter-pilot culture The United States Air Force fought as a truly independent service for the first time during the Korean War. Ruling the skies in many celebrated aerial battles, even against the advanced Soviet MiG-15, American fighter pilots reigned supreme. Yet they also destroyed virt...
7 Bevin Alexander
商品説明：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 of President Harry S. Truman and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, he pushed for an aggressive confrontation with Communist Chinaーa position intended to provoke a wider war, regardless of the conseq...
8 David Halberstam
The Coldest Winter
商品説明：Up until now, the Korean War has been the black hole of modern American history. The Coldest Winter changes that, giving readers a masterful narrative of the political decisions and miscalculations on both sides. He charts the disastrous path that led to the massive entry of Chinese forces near the Yalu, and that caught Douglas MacArthur and his soldiers by surprise. He provides astonishingly vivi...
9 Lewis H. Carlson
Remembered Prisoners of a Forgotten War
商品説明：Remembered Prisoners of a Forgotten War presents a devastating oral history of Korean War POWs. The Korean War POW remains the most maligned victim of all American wars. For nearly half a century, the media, general public, and even scholars have described hundreds of these prisoners as "brainwashed" victims who uncharacteristically caved in to their Communist captors or, even worse, as turncoats ...
10 Lee Ballenger
The Final Crucible
商品説明：The Final Crucible details the 1st Marine Division's harrowing close-quarters battles during the final seven months of the Korean War, January to July 1953. The terrible five-day Battle of the Nevada Cities in March and the Marines' bloody stand at Boulder City on the last day of the shooting war are just two of the engagements detailed here. This volume follows The Outpost War: U.S. Marines in Ko...
11 Bruce Cumings
The Korean War
商品説明：A BRACING ACCOUNT OF A WAR THAT IS EITHER MISUNDERSTOOD, FORGOTTEN, OR WILLFULLY IGNORED. For Americans, it was a discrete conflict lasting from 1950 to 1953. But for the Asian world the Korean War was a generations-long struggle that still haunts contemporary events. With access to new evidence and secret materials from both here and abroad, including an archive of captured North Korean documents...
14 James W. Evans
A Morning in June
商品説明：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 gains at the peace negotiations in Panmunjom. Thes...
16 Progressive Management
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Over the Seawall - U.S. Marines at Inchon, Douglas MacArthur, President Truman, 1st Marine Division, Wolmi-Do
商品説明：This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about an important aspect of the Korean War. Some of the subjects included in this history: Major General Field Harris, Colonel Lewis B. Chesty Puller, Major General Oliver P. Smith, 1st Marine Division, General Douglas MacArthur, President Truman, USS Mount McKinley, Wolmi-Do, the drive to Kimpo, amphibious assault, DUKWs. Here i...
17 Richard C. Kirkland
MASH Angels: Tales of an Air-Evac Helicopter Pilot in the Korean War
商品説明：An inspiring first-hand account by military aviation pioneer Richard Kirkland recounts how he and a handful of daring helicopter pilots revolutionized battlefield medical evacuation and blazed the trail for modern air-evac flying. Prior to the Korean War, the helicopter was all but unknown, and rescue was uncertain at best for downed pilots and wounded soldiers stranded behind enemy lines. In MASH...
18 David Orr/David Truesdale
A New Battlefield
商品説明：Since the publication of The Rifles Are There in 2005, which dealt with the 1st and 2nd Battalions Royal Ulster Rifles in the Second World War, it was felt by many that a follow up volume dealing with the Korean conflict was overdue. A limited yet competent history had been produced in 1953 by the then Adjutant Captain Hugh Hamill, although this has been long out of print. A New Battlefield follow...
19 Progressive Management
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Fire Brigade - U.S. Marines in the Pusan Perimeter, Pershing Medium Tank, North Korean Tank, Vought F4 Corsair, General Gates, Sikorsky Helicopter
商品説明：This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about an important aspect of the Korean War. Subjects covered in this history include: the Pershing Medium Tank, the North Korean medium Tank, Vought F4 Corsair, General Gates, Sikorsky Helicopter, rifles, and mortars. Here is an excerpt: "The Marines have landed." How familiar the phrase, how extraordinary the circumstances on 2 ...
20 Bill Gilbert
Ship of Miracles
商品説明：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 to do what others would consider impossible. In December of 1950, La Rue and his skeleton crew rescued fourteen thousand Korean refugees from the hands of the rapidly-approaching Chinese ...