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Title The Ashgate research companion to the Korean War / edited by James I. Matray and Donald W. Boose, Jr.

Publication Info. Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate Pub. Limited, [2014]
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource (43 entries) : 16 images ; digital files.
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Series Ashgate research companion
Ashgate research companion.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents List of Maps, Figures, and Tables -- Notes on Contributors -- List of Acronyms -- Introduction - Donald W. Boose, Jr. and James I. Matray -- PART I POLITICAL BACKGROUND AND PARTICIPANTS -- 1 Prelude to Conflict, 1910-1948 - Boram Yi -- 2 South Korea - Jinwung Kim -- 3 North Korea - Hakjoon Kim -- 4 The United States - Steven Casey -- 5 The People's Republic of China - Yafeng Xia -- 6 Britain and the Commonwealth - Robert Barnes -- 7 The Soviet Union - Kathryn Weathersby -- 8 The United Nations - William A. Taylor -- PART II TACTICS, EQUIPMENT, AND LOGISTICS -- 9 The Ground Wars, 1948-1953 - Allan R. Millett -- 10 Airpower - Kenneth P. Werrell -- 11 Naval Operations - Edward J. Marolda -- 12 Logistics - Charles R. Shrader -- 13 Atomic, Chemical, and Biological Weapons - Conrad C. Crane -- 14 Amphibious Warfare - Donald W. Boose, Jr. -- 15 Intelligence - Peter G. Knight -- 16 Special Operations - David Gray -- 17 American Ground Forces - William M. Donnelly -- 18 Republic of Korea Army - Il-Song Park -- 19 Korean People's Army - Robert M. Collins -- 20 Chinese People's Volunteers Force - Bin Yu -- 21 United Nations Command and Korean Augmentation - Jiyul Kim -- 22 British and Commonwealth Forces - Jeffrey Grey -- PART III THE COURSE OF THE WAR -- 23 Koreans Invade Korea - James I. Matray -- 24 To the Pusan Perimeter - Janet G. Valentine -- 25 The Inch'n Landing - Michael Pearlman -- 26 North to the Yalu - Paul M. Edwards -- 27 Chinese Intervention - Michael Sheng -- 28 Period of Mobile Warfare - S.P. MacKenzie -- 29 Military Stalemate - Xiaobing Li -- 30 Kaesng and P'anmunjm - William C. Latham, Jr. -- POSTSCRIPT -- 31 Operations Glory and Big Switch - Charles S. Young -- 32 Aftermath, 1953-2013 - Bruce E. Bechtol, Jr. -- Appendix: Order of Battle.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary 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 key research issues in what for years was known as the 'Forgotten War.'
Form Also available in print version.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Campaigns.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Matray, James Irving, 1948- editor.
Boose, Donald W., editor.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Added Title Research companion to the Korean War.
Other Form: Print version: 1409439283 9781409439288 (DLC) 2013047642 xviii, 471 pages : maps
ISBN 9781785394348 electronic version
9781409439288 hardcover : alkaline paper

 
    
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