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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]


STRATEGY


CONTENTS


BOOKS


Against All Enemies: Interpretations of American Military History from Colonial Times to the Present. New York, Greenwood Press, 1986. 393p.
The Armed Services and American Strategy, 1945-1953, by Stephen E. Ambrose, pp 305-320.
Book call no.: 355.00973 A259

Art, Robert J and Waltz, Kenneth. The Use of Force, Military Power and International Politics. New York, University Press of America, 1988. 730p.
The Korean War, by Morton H. Halperin, pp 220-237.
Book call no.: 327.172 U84 1988

Betts, Richard. Nuclear Blackmail and Nuclear Balance. Washington, Brookings Institution, 1987. 240p.
The Korean War, pp 31-47.
Book call no.: 327.117 B565n

Borowski, Harry. A Hollow Threat: Strategic Air Power and Containment Before Korea. Westport, CT, Greenwood, 1982. 242p.
Book call no.: 358.420973 B736h

Dudden, Arthur. The American Pacific from the Old China Trade to the Present. New York, Oxford University Press, 1992. 314p.
Containment in Korea, pp 214-232.
Book call no.: 973 D844a

Freedman, Lawrence. Atlas of Global Strategy. New York, Facts on File, 1985. 192p.
The Korean War: 1950-1954, pp 146-147.
Book call no.: 355.43 F853a

Gaddis, John L. Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of Postwar American National Security Policy. New York, Oxford University Press, 1982. 432p.
NSC-68 and the Korean War, pp 89-126.
Book call no.: 327.73 G123s

Gordon, Bernard. New Directions for American Policy in Asia. New York, Routledge, 1990. 170p.
Korea and Vietnam: The United States in Postwar East Asia, pp 9-11. "President Truman's decision to hold on to the Korean buffer made sense only as a means of defending Japan", p 10.
Book call no.: 337.7305 G662n

Grand Strategy and the Decisionmaking Process. Washington, National Defense University Press, 1992. 371p.
The Grand Strategy of NSC-68, by Paul Nitze, pp 25-35.
Book call no.: 355.033573 G7511

Hanks, Robert. The Pacific Far East: Endangered American Strategic Position. Washington, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, 1981. 76p.
Book call no.: 327.7301823 H241p

Institutions and Leadership: Prospects for the Future. New York, University Press of America, 1987. 137p.
Seduction by Analogy in Vietnam: The Malaya and Korea Analogies, by Yuen Foong Khong, pp 65-77.
Book call no.: 320.973 I59

Joint Chiefs of Staff. Records. Pt.2, v.2, 1946-1953: The Far East. Washington, University Publications of America, 1982. 14 reels.
Book call no.: 355.033573 U589r pt.2 v.2 Reels 1-14

Laffin, John. Brassey's Battles. London, Brassey's Defence, 1986. 484p.
Map: Korea, p 228.
Book call no.: 904 L163b

Strategic Military Surprise: Incentives and Opportunities. New York, National Strategy Information Center, 1983. 265p.
Inchon Landing, 1950, pp 152-153.
Book call no.: 355.43 S8981

Thompson, Kenneth. Cold War Theories: Volume 1, World Polarization, 1943-1953. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 1981. 216p.
Korea, the Limits of Containment, pp 179-213.
Book call no.: 327.112 T473c

U.S.-Korean Relations, 1882-1982, edited by Tae-Hwan Kwak and others. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 1982. 433p.
The Last Domino: America, Japan, and the Blair House Decisions, by Gerard Clarfield, pp 54-64.
Book call no.: 327.730519 U58

The Victors, edited by Brigadier Peter Young. Chicago, Rand McNally, 1981. 256p.
MacArthur at Inchon, 1950, pp 238-256.
Book call no.: 923.5 V646

Weigley, Russell. The American Way of War: A History of United States Military Strategy and Policy. New York, Macmillan, 1973. 584p.
Old Strategies Revisited: Douglas MacArthur and George C. Marshall in the Korean War, pp 382-398.
Book call no.: 355.0973 W418a

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DOCUMENTS


Flint, Roy. The Tragic Flaw: MacArthur, the Joint Chiefs, and the Korean War . s.l., Duke University, 1976 (Dissertation)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43567-699

Griffith, Thomas. Strategic Attack of National Electrical Systems. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 1994. 64p. (School of Advanced Airpower Studies. Thesis)
Korean War, pp 33-37.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43998-1a G854s

House, Jonathan. Towards Combined Arms Warfare: A Survey of Tactics, Doctrine, and Organization in the 20th Century. Fort Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1984. 231p. (Combat Studies Institute research survey no.2)
The Korean Conflict, pp 149-154.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022 H842t

Jenkins, Frank. Development of Interdiction Doctrine and Strategy in the USAF: Post World War II. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1977. 64p. (Air University. Air War College. Research rept)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 J52d

Martin, William. An Analysis of the Military Strategy of Douglas MacArthur. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1984. 42p. (Air University. Air Command and Staff College. Student rept)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 M383a

Mortensen, Roger. Inchon and the Strategy of the Indirect Approach. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1977. 42p. (Air University. Air Command and Staff College. Research report)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 M887i

Rand Corp. Snakes in the Eagle's Nest: A History of Ground Attacks on Air Bases. Santa Monica, CA, 1995. 165p.
Chronology of Ground Attacks on Air Bases: Korean War, p. 127.
Doc. call no.: M-U 30352-84 no.553

Rand Corp. Strategic Surprise in the Korean War. Santa Monica, CA, 1962. 35p. (P-1800-1)
Doc. call no.: M-NC 30352-16 no.1800-1

Trest, Warren. Military Unity and National Policy: Some Past Effects and Future Implications. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 1991. 26p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 37097-39 no.91-7

U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Techniques for Deception. Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1976. 1 vol. (RB-31-40)
Korea, pp 6/9-6/11.
Doc. call no.: M-U 36500-3 no.31-40

U.S. Defense Nuclear Agency. A Study of Breakthrough Operations. Washington, Oct 1978. 207p. (DNA-4124F)
Doc. call no.: M-U 37762 no.4124F

U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Historical Division. The History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Volume 2, 1947-1949. Washington, 1976. 1 vol.
The FY 1950 & 1951 budgets and strategic planning of Halfmoon, Trojan, Offtackle, and Cogwheel are included.
Doc. call no.: M-U 40592-75a

U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Historical Division. The History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Volume 3, The Korean War, Parts 1 & 2. Washington, 1978-. 2 vols.
U.S. policy, attack and response, strategy, the United Nations role, the relief of General MacArthur, diplomacy and the role of Rhee are included.
Doc. call no.: M-U 40592-75e & f

Whaley, Barton. Stratagem: Deception and Surprise in War. Cambridge, MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969. 1 vol.
North Korean Invasion, Inchon Landing, Operation Chromite, Yalu River, Kojo Feint, Operation Decoy.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41100-10 no.69-9

Woodrow Wilson International Center. The Devastating Time: Truman, the Hydrogen Bomb, China and Korea. s.n., Apr 1979. 63p. (Working paper no.6)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43468 no.6 [
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PERIODICALS


Blechman, Barry M and Powell, Robert. What in the Name of God Is Strategic Superiority? Political Science Quarterly 97:589-602 Winter '82-'83.

Cagle, CMDR Malcolm. Inchon--The Analysis of a Gamble. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 80:46-51 Jan '54.

Calingaert, Daniel. Nuclear Weapons and the Korean War. Journal of Strategic Studies 11:177-202 Jun '88.

Carpenter, William M. The Korean War: A Strategic Perspective Thirty Years Later. Comparative Strategy 2, no.4:335-353 '80.

Cumings, Bruce. Spring Thaw for Korea's Cold War? Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 48:14-23 Apr '92.

DeWeerd, H. A. Strategic Surprise in the Korean War. Orbis 6:435-452 Fall '62.

Dingman, Roger. Atomic Diplomacy During the Korean War. International Security 13:50-91 Winter '88/'89.

Drummond, Stuart. Korea and Vietnam--Influences of the Korean War on American Policy in Vietnam. Army Quarterly 97:65-71 Oct '68.

Foot, Rosemary. Nuclear Coercion and the Ending of the Korean Conflict. International Security 13:92-112 Winter '88/'89.

Griffith, Thomas. Air Pressure: Strategy for the New World Order? Airpower Journal 8:18-26 Summer '94.

Krulak, LtGen Victor H. The Rapid Deployment Force: Criteria and Imperatives. Strategic Review 8:39-43 Spring '80.

Marshall, BrigGen S. L. A. A New Strategy for Korea? Military Review 33:35-40 Aug '53.

Orne, John. Deterrence Failures: A Second Look. International Security 11:96-124 Spring '87.

Schnabel, James. The Inchon Landing--Perilous Gamble or Exemplary Boldness? Army 9:50-58 May '59.

Simmons, BrigGen Edwin. No Beaches To Land On (Inchon). Military History 2:46-52 Dec '85.

Tomlinson, H. Pat. Inchon: The General's Decision. Military Review 47:28-34 Apr '67.

U.S. Considered Chemical Weapons Option. Japan Times 33:3 Nov 29-Dec 5 '93.

Williams, J. A. Korea and the Malayan Emergency--the Strategic Priorities. RUSI Journal for Defence Studies 118:56-62 Jun '73.

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