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The Ashgate research companion to the Korean War

Author: Donald W Boose; James Irving Matray
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, [2014] ©2014
Series: Ashgate research companion.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Ashgate research companion to the Korean War.
Farnham, Surrey, England : Ashgate, [2014]
(DLC) 2013047642
(OCoLC)864753109
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald W Boose; James Irving Matray
ISBN: 9781409439295 1409439291 9781472405838 1472405838 9781322086163 1322086168
OCLC Number: 881887843
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 471 pages).
Contents: 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 Forces;18. 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.
Series Title: Ashgate research companion.
Responsibility: edited by James I. Matray and Donald W. Boose, Jr.

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