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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]


TRUMAN-MACARTHUR CONTROVERSY


CONTENTS


BOOKS


Alexander, Bevin. How Great Generals Win . New York, Norton, 1993. 320p.
MacArthur: A Jekyll and Hyde in Korea, pp 276-298.
Book call no.: 355.009 A374h

Donovan, Robert. Nemesis: Truman and Johnson in the Coils of War in Asia. New York, St. Martin's-Marek, 1984. 216p.
Book call no.: 951.9042 D687n

Donovan, Robert. Tumultuous Years: The Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1949-1953. New York, Norton, 1982. 444p.
Book call no.: 92 T77db

The Harmon Memorial Lectures in Military History, 1959-1987. Washington, GPO, 1988. 608p.
Command Crisis: MacArthur and the Korean War, by D. Clayton James, pp 217-231. "Contrary to persisting popular believe, MacArthur never advocated an expansion of the land war into Manchuria or North China," p 219.
Book call no.: 355.00973 H288

James, D. Clayton. Command Crisis: MacArthur and the Korean War. Colorado Springs, CO, U.S. Air Force Academy, 1982. 16p.
Book call no.: 951.9042 J27c

Lowitt, Richard. The Truman-MacArthur Controversy. Chicago, Rand McNally, 1967. 58p.
Book call no.: 951.9 L918t

Naval War College. Civil Control and Military Command: The Korean and Vietnam Experiences. Newport, RI, 1970. 339p.
Book call no.: 353.032 N318c

Neustadt, Richard. Presidential Power: The Politics of Leadership from FDR to Carter. New York, Wiley, 1980. 286p.
Korean War, pp 91-111.
Book call no.: 353.03 N496p 1980

Previdi, Robert. Civilian Control versus Military Rule. New York, Hippocrene Books, 1988. 188p.
Korea: Harry S. Truman and the Need To Fire MacArthur, pp 49-65.
Book call no.: 353.6 P944c

Rovere, Richard and Schlesinger Arthur. The General and the President, and the Future of American Foreign Policy. New York, Farrar, Straus and Young, 1951. 336p.
Book call no.: 92 M116r

Rovere, Richard H and Schlesinger, Arthur. The MacArthur Controversy and American Foreign Policy. Rev and expanded ed. New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965. 366p.
Book call no.: 92 M116r 1965

Rovere, Richard and Schlesinger, Arthur. General MacArthur and President Truman: The Struggle for Control of American Foreign Policy. New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction, 1992. 344p.
Book call no.: 92 M116r 1992

Sammon, William. Military Chiefs and Presidential Policy: The Problem of Dissent. Chicago, University of Chicago, 1975. 198p.(Thesis)
Subjects of analysis include Douglas MacArthur and Matthew Ridgway.
Book call no.: 353.032 S189m

Smith, Robert. MacArthur in Korea: The Naked Emperor. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1982. 256p.
Book call no.: 92 M116sa

Spanier, John. The Truman-MacArthur Controversy and the Korean War. Cambridge, MA, Belknap Press, 1959. 311p.
Book call no.: 951.9 S735t

Stein, Harold. American Civil-Military Decisions: A Book of Case Studies. Tuscaloosa, AL, University of Alabama Press, 1963. 705p.
To the Yalu and Back, by Martin Lichterman, pp 569-642. Reprint.
Book call no.: 327.73 S819a

Stoessinger, John. Why Nations Go to War. 5th ed. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1990. 226p.
The Temptations of Victory: Korea, pp 55-83.
Book call no.: 909.82 S872w 1990

The Truman Presidency, edited by Michael Lacey. New York, Cambridge University Press, 1989. 458p.
The Truman Administration and the Korean War, by Barton Bernstein, pp 410-444.
Book call no.: 973.918 T8671

U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Individual Views of Certain Members of the Joint Committee on Armed Services and Foreign Relations of the U.S. Senate Relating to Hearings Held on the Dismissal of General MacArthur and the Military Situation in the Far East, May 3-June 27, 1951. Washington, GPO, 1951. 104p.(Document no.69))
Book call no.: 951.9 U583i

U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Military Situation in the Far East and the Facts Surrounding the Relief of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur from His Assignments in that Area. Hearings...82nd Cong, 1st sess. Washington, GPO, 1951. 5 pts.
Book call no.: 951.9 U583m pts.1-5

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DOCUMENTS


Olsen, Orville. The Truman-MacArthur Controversy: A Case Study in United States Civil-Military Decision Making, 1950-1954. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1971. 42p. (Air University. Air Command and Staff College. Research rept)
Doc. call no.: M-U 35582-7 O525t

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

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PERIODICALS


Challenge Is Heard Around the World: In a Historic Speech the General Defines Vital Issues of Military Policy. Life 30:26-27 Apr 30 '51.

Hobkirk, Michael. Defence Options for Change: Can History Help Us Choose? RUSI Journal 135:69-76 Winter '90.

Lo, Clarence. Civilian Policy Makers and Military Objectives: A Case Study of the U.S. Offensive To Win the Korean War. Journal of Political & Military Sociology 7:229-242 Fall '79.

McCullough, David. Truman Fires MacArthur. MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History 5:8-21 Autumn '92.

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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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