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Policy and direction: the first year,

Author: James F Schnabel
Publisher: Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] 1972.
Series: United States Army in the Korean War, 3rd v.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed examination of major policy decisions and planning actions in Washington and Tokyo through June 1951. A broad outline of combat operations is included to orient the reader.
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Genre/Form: History
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Schnabel, James F.
Policy and direction: the first year.
Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] 1972
(OCoLC)540814476
Online version:
Schnabel, James F.
Policy and direction: the first year.
Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] 1972
(OCoLC)605241859
Named Person: Douglas MacArthur; Matthew B Ridgway; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Douglas MacArthur; Matthew B Ridgway
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James F Schnabel
ISBN: 0160359554 9780160359552
OCLC Number: 595249
Notes: Part of illustrative matter in pocket.
Description: xvii, 443 pages illustrations 26 cm.
Contents: 1. KOREA, CASE HISTORY OF A PAWN: The land ; Korea's past ; The United States and Korea ; Korea 1945 ; The new zones --
2. THE HOUSE DIVIDED: The Americans occupy South Korea ; The Russians in North Korea ; The United States seeks a solution ; Withdrawal from Korea ; Building a Native Defense Force in South Korea ; North Korea prepares ; Situation in Korea, June 1950 --
3. NATIONAL DEFENSE AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY: The Army's place in the National Defense structure ; The Far East Command --
4. THE COMMUNIST CHALLENGE: The Intelligence failure ; MacArthur's reaction ; The United States responds ; Emergency evacuation ; ADCOM arrives in Korea ; Developments in Washington ; MacArthur visits Korea ; CINCFE'S personal report --
5. EMERGENCY CONDITIONS, EMERGENCY MEASURES: MacArthur's estimates ; The build-up --
6. A NEW CONFIDENCE: First visit from Washington ; Air operations, July 1950 ; The withdrawal continues --
7. BOLSTERING THE FORCES: Shaping the Unified Command ; Rebuilding the U.S. Army ; The Theater scene, August 1950 --
8. OPERATION CHROMITE; THE CONCEPT AND THE PLAN --
9. OPERATION CHROMITE; THE FORCES: Marine forces ; The 7th Division ; Airborne units ; The assault in readiness --
10. CROSSING THE PARALLEL: THE DECISION AND THE PLAN: The tide turns ; The 38th parallel, Genesis of the decision ; The ROK Government returns to Seoul ; New operations plans --
11. THE INVASION OF NORTH KOREA: The United Nations Resolution of 7 October ; MacArthur's plans change ; The likelihood of Chinese intervention ; Eighth Army enters North Korea ; The X Corps prepares ; A new obstacle ; The Wake Island Conference --
12. SIGNS OF VICTORY: New plans of advance ; Another change ; X Corps lands ; Occupation plans ; The mirage of victory --
13. THE CHINESE TAKE A HAND: The Chinese move ; Eighth Army grows cautious ; X Corps and the new enemy ; Immediate effects ; A time for reappraisal ; The sanctuary and hot pursuit ; The mission is re-examined --
14. THE THRESHOLD OF VICTORY: Eighth Army's plans and problems ; The X Corps ; The cautious view ; MacArthur attacks --
15. FACING NEW DILEMMAS: Intervention ; Emergency meeting, Tokyo ; Collins visits Korea ; MacArthur is warned ; High level conferences --
16. THE BRINK OF DISASTER: Reinforcement prospects ; Possibility of evacuation ; X Corps is ordered out of North Korea ; Ridgway takes over ; A decision hangs fire ; The Joint Chiefs of Staff consider options ; Evacuation plans --
17. THE SEARCH FOR POLICY: The retaliatory measure: an examination ; The Joint Chiefs visit Tokyo again ; Encouraging signs in Korea ; The 12 January memo --
18. THE UNITED NATIONS STRIKE BACK: The combat scene ; The improved outlook --
19. THE CROSSROADS: The 38th parallel again ; Advances in Korea ; Seeking more forces ; President Truman is displeased ; Bevin and the British view ; Ridgway re-enters North Korea --
20. THE RELIEF OF MACARTHUR: The Formosa issue ; MacArthur's disagreement with United States policy in Korea --
21. NEW DIRECTION, NEW POLICY: The Chinese offensive, 22 April ; Missions and responsibilities, CINCUNC ; New orders for CINCUNC ; A new directive for CINCFE ; The Chinese attack again ; Efforts at political settlement ; Rebuilding the ROK Army ; Revision of Ridgway's directives --
22. SIGNS OF ARMISTICE: Political factors influence the Battle Line ; Moves toward negotiation ; The prognosis.
Series Title: United States Army in the Korean War, 3rd v.
Responsibility: by James F. Schnabel.

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A detailed examination of major policy decisions and planning actions in Washington and Tokyo through June 1951. A broad outline of combat operations is included to orient the reader.

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