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KOREAN WAR, 1950-1953

[Table of Contents | Allied Participation | Communist Activities | General | Lessons | Limited War | Military Aspects // --Aerial Operations--Campaigns & Battles --Ground Operations--Intelligence --Logistics--Medicine--Naval Marine Operations--Psychological Warfare | Military-Civil Relations | Negotiations | Nuclear Issues | Origins | Political Aspects | Prisoners of War | Strategy | Truman-Macarthur Controversy | Unity of command]




American University. A Study of Rear Area Security Measures. Washington, 1965. 195p.
Korea, 1950-1953, by Carl Rosenthal, pp 109-148.
Book call no.: 355.425 A512s

Cohen, Eliot and Gooch, John. Military Misfortunes: The Anatomy of Failure in War. New York, Free Press, 1990. 296p.
The Defeat of the American Eigth Army in Korea, November-December, 1950, pp 165-195.
Book call no.: 355.480904 C678m

Collins, J. Lawton. War in Peacetime: The History and Lessons of Korea. Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin, 1969. 416p.
Book call no.: 951.9 C712w

Combined Arms in Battle Since 1939, edited by Roger Spiller. Fort Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Press, 1992. 304p.
Book call no.: 355.40973 C731

Critchley, Julian. Warning and Response: A Study of Surprise Attack in the 20th Century and an Analysis of Its Lessons for the Future. New York, Crane, Russak, 1978. 123p.
The North Korean Aggression 1950, pp 53-58. The Chinese Intervention 1951-1953, pp 59-61.
Book call no.: 355.42 C934w

Futrell, Robert. The United States Air Force in Korea, 1950-1953. Washington, Office of Air Force History, 1983. 823p.
Book call no.: 951.9 F996u 1983

Khong, Yuen. Analogies at War: Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu and the Vietnam Decisions of 1965. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 1992. 286p.
Korea, pp 97-147. The Lessons of Korea and the Air War, pp 138-143. The Lessons of Korea and the Ground War, pp 143-147.
Book call no.: 959.7043373 K45a

Mark, Eduard. Aerial Interdiction: Air Power and the Land Battle in Three American Wars. Washington, Center for Air Force History, 1994. 432p.
Lessons of the Korean War, pp 323-326.
Book call no.: 358.400973 M345a

Mitchell, C. Clyde. Korea: Second Failure in Asia. Washington, Public Affairs Institute, 1951. 52p.
Book call no.: 951.9 M681k

Russell, Ruth. United Nations Experience with Military Forces: Political and Legal Aspects. Washington, Brookings Institution, 1964. 176p.
Experience with Military Sanctions: Korea, pp 24-43.
Book call no.: 341.65 R966u

U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. The Ailing Defense Industrial Base: Unready for Crisis. Report...96th Cong, 2nd sess. Washington, GPO, 1980. 52p.
Korean War, pp 8-9.
Book call no.: 355.26 C749a 1980

U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Ammunition Shortages in the Armed Services. Hearings...83rd Cong, 1st sess. Washington, GPO, 1953. 709p.
Book call no.: 951.9 U583a

United Nations Institute for Training and Research. The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security. Boston, Martinus Nijhoff, 1987. 431p.
The Impact of the Korean War, pp 221-226.
Book call no.: 341.23 U58

Vandenbosch, Amry and Hogan Willard. The United Nations: Background, Organization, Functions, Activities. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1952. 456p.
The Korean Crisis, pp 223-238.
Book call no.: 341.13 V227u

Vetock, Dennis. Lessons Learned: A History of US Army Lesson Learning. Carlisle Barracks, PA, US Army Military History Institute, 1988. 169p.
The Korean War: Establishment of a Centralized System, pp 76-88.
Book call no.: 355.48 V588l

War, Strategy, and International Politics: Essays in Honor of Sir Michael Howard. Oxford, England, Clarendon Press, 1992. 322p.
Problems of Command in Limited Warfare: Thoughts from Korea and Vietnam, by Robert O'Neill, pp 263-278.
Book call no.: 322.50941 W253

Winnefeld, James and Johnson, Dana. Joint Air Operations: Pursuit of Unity in Command and Control, 1942-1991. Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press, 1993. 219p.
Korea, 1950-1953: The Renewed Clash of Service Air Command and Control Doctrines, pp 39-62. The Pursuit of Unity of Effort, pp 141-142.
Book call no.: 355.422 W776j

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Buchanan, Thomas. The Tactical Air Control System: Its Evolution and Its Need for Battle Managers. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 1987. 86p. (AU-ARI-87-1)
The TACS in Korea, pp 15-18.
Doc. call no.: M-U 40084-7 no.87-1

Center for Army Lessons Learned. Bulletin. Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1988. 24p. (No.2-88)
Close Combat: Korea, pp 3-5. Law of Land Warfare: Korea, pp 20-21.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43127-22 Jun 88

Center for Army Lessons Learned. Corps-Division Lessons Learned. Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1989. 21p. (No.89-4)
Staff Operations: X Corps in Korea, Aug-Dec 1950, pp 3-6.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43127-21 Nov 89 (89-4)

Creasman, Jesse. The United Nations and Peacekeeping. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1965. 77p. (Air University. Air War College. Thesis)
Korea and Collective Security, pp 27-33.
Doc. call no.: M-U 32983 C912u

Crews, Thomas. Thunderbolt Through Ripper: Joint Operations in Korea, 25 January - 31 March 1951. Carlisle Barracks, PA, 1991. 52p. (U.S. Army War College. Study project)
Discusses the lack of a joint air-ground doctrine for the 8th Army and the 5th Air Force.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 C927t

Degovanni, George. Air Force Support of Army Ground Operations: Lessons Learned During World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Carlisle Barracks, PA, 1989. 44p. (U.S. Army War College. Study project)
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 D319a

Hampson, Gary. Strategic Sealift Lessons Learned: A Historical Perspective. Fort McNair, DC, 1988. 26p. (Industrial College of the Armed Forces. Executive research project)
The Korean War, p 9.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42942-1 H231s

Hanes, John V. Effectiveness of Air Interdiction Campaigns. Maxwell AFB, AL, Jan 1966. 54p. (Air University. Air War College. Professional study)
Doc. call no.: M-NC 32983 H23701e

Hodermarsky, George. Postwar Naval Force Reductions 1945-1950: Impact On the Next War. Newport, RI, 1990. 87p.
Lessons from the Korean War, pp 55-65.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662-6 H687p

Kemp, Robert. Combined Operations in the Korean War. Carlisle Barracks, PA, 1989. 57p. (U.S. Army War College. Study project)
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 K32c

Krauss, Henry. From the Sea in 1950: Lessons for the 21st Century from Operation Chromite. Newport, RI, 1993. 30p. (Naval War College. Student paper)
The Inchon-Seoul Campaign of 1950 and its lessons.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 K91f

Leaf, Daniel. Unity of Command and Interdiction. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1994. 117p. (Air University. Airpower Research Institute)
Korean War Interdiction, pp 31-39.
Doc. call no.: M-U 40084-7 no.93-3

McCall, Susan. Lessons Learned by Army Nurses in Combat: A Historical Review. Carlisle Barracks, PA, 1993. 50p. (U.S. Army War College. Study project)
Korea, pp 14-17.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 M122L

Nuding, John. United Nations Peacekeeping Forces: Establishment and Utilization. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1965. 114p. (Air University. Air War College. Thesis)
Sanctions Force: Korea, pp 27-32.
Doc. call no.: M-U 32983 N9641u

Rand Corp. Air Interdiction: Lessons from Past Campaigns. Santa Monica, CA, Sep 1981. 62p. (N-1743)
Doc. call no.: M-U 30352-53 no. 1743

U.S. Air Force. Air Materiel Command. A Study of the Far East Aerial Reconnaissance Problems in the Korean Campaign. Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, 1950. 59p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 36437

U.S. Air Force. Air Staff. Evaluation Group. Summary of an Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the United States Air Force in Korea (U). n.p., n.d. 1 vol.
Doc. call no.: M-U 38486

U.S. Air Force. Far East Air Forces. Air Force Logistic Lessons Resulting from Conflict in Korea. s.l., s.n. 107p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 38446

U.S. Air Force. 5th Air Force. Review of Airfield Construction and the Related Problems in the Korean Theater of Operations from 1 July 1950 to 31 May 1951. s.l., 1951. 20p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 36877

U.S. Air Force. 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing. Tactical Doctrine. s.l., 1954. 1 vol.
Operations from 15 Dec 1950 - 27 July 1953. Lessons learned from MIG defection, 21 Sept 1953 to Kimpo AFB.
Doc. call no.: M-U 37012-2a

U.S. Air Force. Historical Division. United States Air Force Operations in the Korean Conflict, 25 June-1 November 1950. Washington, 1952. 139p. (USAF Historical study no. 71)
Doc. call no.: M-U 27218 no.71

U.S. Air Force. Historical Division. United States Air Force Operations in the Korean Conflict, 1 November 1950-30 June 1952. Washington, 1955. 296p.
USAF Historical study no. 72.
Doc. call no.: M-U 27218 no.72

U.S. Army. The Utilization of Negro Manpower in the Army. Washington, 1954. 661p. (ORO-R-11)
Doc. call no.: M-NC 35044-1 no.11

U.S. Army Operations Research Office. Integration of ROK Soldiers Into US Army Units (KATUSA). Washington, 1958. 125p. (ORO-T-363)
Doc. call no.: M-U 35044-2- no.363

U.S. Army Operations Research Office. Utilization of Indigenous Manpower in Korea. Washington, 1951. 176p. (ORO-R-4-FEC)
Doc. call no.: M-U 35044-1 no.4 (FEC)

U.S. Defense Nuclear Agency. Air Superiority and Airfield Attack: Lessons from History. Washington, 1984 (DNA-TR-84-161)
UN Forces in Korea, 1950-1953, pp 102-109.
Doc. call no.: M-U 37762-34 no.84-161

Van Gilder, Walter. Realistic Training: The Key to Success in Aerial Combat. Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1979. 93p. (U.S. Army General Command and Staff College. Report)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022 V253r

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Air Power Difficulties in the Korean Conflict. Military Review 33:73-81 Apr '53.

Albert, Joseph and Wylie, Billy. Problems of Airfield Construction in Korea. Air University Quarterly Review 5:86-92 Winter '51-'52.

Arnold, Joseph. Omens and Oracles (past intelligence failures). U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 106:47-53 Aug '80.

Bhagat, Brig Gen B. S. Military Lessons of the Korean Conflict. Military Review 32:73-79 Dec '52.

Booth, Walter. The Pattern that Got Lost (Ranger units in Korea). Army 31:62-65+ Apr '81.

Cagle, CMDR Malcolm. Errors of the Korean War. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 84:31-35 Mar '58.

Cannon, Maj Michael. Task Force Smith: A Study in (Un)preparedness and (Ir)responsibility. Military Review 68:63-73 Feb '88.

Clarke, Gen Bruce. Negotiations: Korean Lessons. Military Review 48:91-93 Jun '68.

Connor, Arthur. The Armor Debacle in Korea, 1950: Implications for Today. Parameters 22:66-76 Summer '92.

Finley, James. Nobody Likes To Be Surprised: Intelligence Failures. Military Intelligence 20:15-21+ Jan-Mar '94.

The Great Lessons of Korea. Air Force 34:28-32 May '51.

Greenough, R. B. Communist Lessons from the Korean Air War. Air University Quarterly Review 5:22-29 Winter '52-'53.

Halliday, Jon. The Korean Connection. New Statesman & Society 3:15-16 Feb 1 '91.

Heilbrun, Otto. The Future of Deep Penetration (lessons learned from the Inchon landing, 1950--Operation Chromite). Army Quarterly 98:197-204 Jul '69.

Jessup, Alpheous. Korea's Airpower Lessons: They Will Influence Plans for the Future Planes, Equipment. Aviation Week 53:16-18 Oct 2 '50.

Keegan, John. Defeat: A Neglected Subject (analysis of Military Misfortunes: The Anatomy of Failure in War, by Eliot Cohen and John Gooch). National Interest No.21:75-80 Fall '90.
The First Marine Division's outstanding performance in the Korean War.

Kirtland, Michael. Planning Air Operations: Lessons from Operation Strangle in the Korean War. Airpower Journal 6:37-46 Summer '92.

Kleinman, Forrest. The Lost Lesson of Vietnam (Integration of Korean nationals into American combat units during Korean War). Military Review 60:64-71 Aug '80.

Kmiecik, Robert. Task Force Smith: A Revised Perspective. Armor 99:32-36 Mar-Apr '90.

Korean War Lessons. Army Navy Air Force Register 76:10 Feb 12 '55.

The Korean War Speaks to the Indo-Chinese War. Air University Quarterly Review 7:44-62 Spring '54.

Kropf, Roger. US Air Force in Korea: Problems that Hindered the Effectiveness of Air Power. Airpower Journal 4:30-46 Spring '90.

LaFeber, Walter. NATO and the Korean War: A Context. Diplomatic History 13:461-477 Fall '89.

Malone, Paul. Above the Gauntlet (Would employment of Army aviation have prevented losses at Chongchon River?) United States Army Aviation Digest 8:23-27+ Aug '62.

McGrath, Peter. Rehearsal for a Disaster: How America Misread the Lessons of the Korean War. Newsweek 110:47 Nov 30 '87.

Moschgat, Jim. How Airmanship Won Air Superiority in Korea: An Unforgettable Lesson from America's Forgotten War. USAF Weapons Review 42:25-27+ Summer '94.

Record, Jeffrey. Into the Wild Blue Yonder: Should We Abolish the Air Force? Policy Review No.52:50-54 Spring '90.

Ritchie, David. Korea: The Mobile War. UN Operations 1950-1951. Strategy & Tactics No.111:25-40 May '87.
Includes wargame. These are filed separately at the Periodical Reference Desk.

Rowell, LtGen Sir Sydney. Lessons from Korea. Australian Army Journal No.52:5-7 Sep '53.

Taylor, John. What Has Korea Taught Us? Military Review 34:86-89 Aug '54.

Tillman, Barrett and Nichols John B. Fighting Unwinnable Wars. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings Naval Aviation Supp:78-86 Apr '86.

Virpsha, E. S. Lessons from Limited Wars of 1950-67. NATO's Fifteen Nations 13:78-79+ Aug-Sep '68.

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[Table of Contents | Allied Participation | Communist Activities | General | Lessons | Limited War | Military Aspects // --Aerial Operations--Campaigns & Battles --Ground Operations--Intelligence --Logistics--Medicine--Naval Marine Operations--Psychological Warfare | Military-Civil Relations | Negotiations | Nuclear Issues | Origins | Political Aspects | Prisoners of War | Strategy | Truman-Macarthur Controversy | Unity of command]

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