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U.S. Marine operations in Korea, 1950-1953 (v. 1-5)

U.S. Marine operations in Korea, 1950-1953 (v. 1-5)

(Paper: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11671005)

(Online: http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/11671005.html v.1-4 fulltext, v.5 search only)

Representative questions that can be answered with this resource:

  • Where can I find a map of the Seoul Assault Plan of September 26, 1950?
  • What happened on the last fight on Hill 296?
  • How was the 1st Marine Tank Division organized during the first part of the Korean War?
  • What was the BADGER line?

Description:

From the preface to each of the first four volumes:

Volume I is designed to give the military student and the casual reader an accurate and detailed account of the operations in which Marines of the 1st Provisional Brigade and Marine Air Group 33 participated during the fighting in the Pusan Perimeter, from the date of their landing on 2 August until their withdrawal on 13 September 1950, in preparation for the Inchon landing.

This is the second volume of a series dealing with United States Marine Operations in Korea during the period 2 August 1950 to 27 July 1953. Volume II presents in detail the operations of the 1st Marine Division and the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing as a part of X Corps, USA, during and immediately following the Inchon Landing on 15 September 1950.

This is the third in a series of five volumes dealing with the operations of the United States Marine Corps in Korea during the period 2 August 1950 to 27 July 1953. Volume III presents in detail the operations of the 1st Marine Division and 1st Marine Aircraft Wing as a part of X Corps, USA, in the Chosin Reservoir campaign. The time covered in this book extends from the administrative landing at Wonsan on 26 October 1950 to the Hungnam evacuation which ended on Christmas Eve.

This is the fourth in a series of five volumes dealing with the operations of United States Marines in Korea during the period 2 August 1950 to 27 July 1953. Volume IV presents in detail the operations of the 1st Marine Division and 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, the former while operating under Eighth Army control and also as part of IX Corps and X Corps, USA, and the latter while controlled by the Fifth Air Force.

The four online volumes have narrative text followed by appendices, an index and a listing of photos, maps and illustrations.

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