The Korean War: An Annotated Bibliography / Edition 2

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The Korean War is the most comprehensive and detailed bibliography compiled to date on the American involvement in "The Forgotten War." In this revised and expanded second edition, Keith
D. McFarland's clearly written annotations provide concise descriptions of more than 2,600 of the most important books, articles, and documents written in English on the conflict in Korea. Key topics include origins of the war; the political and military roles of North and South Korea, the United States, the Soviet Union, China, Great Britain, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Turkey, and other United Nations members; campaigns and battles;
weapons and uniforms; and the military and diplomatic aspects of the war. Specific subjects are easy to find using the index organized by topic and author, making The Korean War a necessity for every academic or research library.

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Keith D. McFarland is President Emeritus at Texas A&M – Commerce. He is the co-author of Louis Johnson and the Arming of America: The Roosevelt and Truman Years.

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Table of Contents

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction xiv

Map xvi

Korean War Chronology xvii

I Reference Works 1

A Source Guides and Bibliographies 1

B Historiographies 11

C Chronologies 15

D Handbooks, Guides, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias 16

E Geographies and Maps 21

II General Accounts of the War 23

III Background to the War 35

A Korea to 1945 35

B Korea, 1945-1950 38

C Democratic People's Republic of Korea 54

D Republic of Korea 59

E Soviet Union 63

IV The Attack and the U.S. Decision to Intervene 65

A The Attack and Who Initiated It 65

B The U.S. Decision to Intervene 72

V U.S.-U.N. Wartime Policy and Decision Making 78

A U.S. Military and Civilian Leaders 78

B Intelligence and Covert Operations 86

C Military Decisions 91

D Problems of Limited War 97

E Nuclear Weapons 99

VI Raising and Training U.S. Armed Forces 101

A The Draft 101

B Mobilizing the Reserves 103

C Training 107

D Blacks and Women in the Military 108

VII U.S. Army in Korea 114

A Overview of Army Operations 114

B Initial Actions and Pusan Perimeter (June-Sept. 1950) 120

C Inchon, Seoul, the Drive North and Retreat (Sept.-Dec. 1950) 124

D Stalemate (Jan. 1951-JuIy 1953) 129

E Weapons, Equipment and Vehicles 136

F The Soldier in Combat 143

G Uniforms and Insignias 149

VIII U.S. Air Force 150

A Overview of Air Activities 150

B Tactical Support 155

C Strategic Operations 157

D Pilots 160

E Aircraft-U.S. and Soviet 163

IX U.S. Navy 168

A Overview of Naval Activities 168

B Fleet Activities 171

C Carriers and Air Support 173

X U.S. Marines 178

A General Accounts 178

B Ground Operations 182

1 Pusan Perimeter 182

2 Inchon, Seoul,and the Drive North 183

3 Chosin Reservoir Campaign 186

4 Stalemate 189

C Marine Air Support 191

D Helicopters 193

XI Military Support Services 195

A Supply and Logistics Activities 195

B Transportation and Communication 202

C Engineering 204

D Use of Animals 210

E Psychological Warfare 211

F The Chaplaincy and Religion 212

G Recreation and Education 216

H Awards and Honors 217

XII The United Nations and the War 221

A Political Commitment 221

B U.N. Command 225

C U.N. Forces 226

D Contributing Nations 228

1 Australia 228

2 Canada 230

3 Commonwealth Activities 234

4 Great Britain 235

5 India 239

6 Other Nations 240

XIII South Korea, North Korea, Chinese and Soviet Forces 243

A ROK Forces 243

B DPRK Forces 248

C People's Republic of China 250

1 Leaders and Policy 250

2 The Red Army and Other Military Forces 254

3 The Chinese Decision to Intervene 260

4 Germ Warfare and Other Charges 262

D The Soviet Union and the War 265

XIV The Truman-MacArthur Controversy 267

A Truman 267

B MacArthur 270

C The Controversy and Dismissal 272

XV Military Medicine 277

A Rescue and Evacuation 277

B Medical Units and Facilities 278

C Treatment 280

1 Physical Injuries 280

2 Psychological Problems 283

D Medical Personnel 285

E Medical Advances 289

XVI Prisoners of War 290

A U.S.-U.N.-ROK Prisoners 290

1 Conditions 290

2 Brainwashing 297

B Communist Prisoners 303

C Repatriation 305

XVII Peace Negotiations and the Armistice 309

A Negotiations-Truman Administration 309

B Negotiations-Eisenhower Administration 333

C Armistice Agreement 315

XVIII Korea During the War 318

A Politics, Economics and Education 318

B Social and Cultural Impacts 321

C Refugees 323

D Atrocities and Massacres including No Gun Ri 326

XIX Post-War Korea 329

XX U.S. Homefront 336

A Congress and the Politics of War 336

B Industrial Mobilization 341

C Social, Intellectual and Cultural Impacts 349

D Public Opinion 351

E Impact on Foreign Policy 356

XXI The Media and the War 363

A The Press 363

B Motion Pictures 369

C Artists and Cartoonists 370

XXII Literature 373

A Literature and the War 373

B Korean War Novels 374

XXIII Critiques, Analyses, Consequences and Legacies 380

XXIV Web Based Sources 391

Author Index 399

Subject Index 414

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