Korea - The Forgotten War

A Listmania! list by Jared M (New Zealand)
The list author says: "For a "Forgotten" war, there is a surprising number of books on the Korean War, ranging from full histories to specific battles. This list provides the details of a number of titles worth checking out."
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
1.  The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstam
The list author says:
  "An excellent general history of the war by renown historian David Halberstam, who died shortly after completing this book."
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The Korean War
2.  The Korean War by Max Hastings and Simon Jenkins
The list author says:
  "A good account of the Korean War, covering all the services.  Detailed on the campaign up until it became static around the line of the current border in 1951."
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The Korean War (Essential Histories)
3.  The Korean War (Essential Histories) by Carter Malkasian
The list author says:
  "A slimline publication on the war; OK for a brief overview but will not satisfy the thorough reader."
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A Short History of the Korean War
4.  A Short History of the Korean War by James L. Stokesbury
The list author says:
  "Another slim volume on the war, but more in-depth than the Osprey Essential Histories title on the Korean War."
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MacArthur's War: Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero
5.  MacArthur's War: Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero by Stanley Weintraub
The list author says:
  "An excellent title on General MacArthur's conduct of the Korean War in its early stages, and his subsequent downfall."
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Enter the Dragon: China's Undeclared War Against the U.S. in Korea, 1950-1951
6.  Enter the Dragon: China's Undeclared War Against the U.S. in Korea, 1950-1951 by Russell Spurr
The list author says:
  "This book focuses on the Chinese effort in the war."
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Inch'on 1950: The last great amphibious assault (Campaign)
7.  Inch'on 1950: The last great amphibious assault (Campaign) by Gordon L. Rottman
The list author says:
  "The Incheon landings reversed the bad situation the UN forces found themselves in in the early stages of the war.  MacArthur's biggest gamble of the war - it could have gone so wrong - but didn't."
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The Secrets of Inchon: The Untold Story of the Most Daring Covert Mission of the Korean War
8.  The Secrets of Inchon: The Untold Story of the Most Daring Covert Mission of the Korean War by Thomas Fleming
The list author says:
  "The Incheon landings couldn't have been done without the likes of Eugene Clark, whose mission to scout and gather intelligence before the landings is recounted in this book."
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The Darkest Summer: Pusan and Inchon 1950: The Battles That Saved South Korea--and the Marines--from Extinction
9.  The Darkest Summer: Pusan and Inchon 1950: The Battles That Saved South Korea--and the Marines--from Extinction by Bill Sloan
The list author says:
  "The battle for Pusan was a critical battle for the UN forces, if they had lost, there was nowhere for them to go."
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Breakout: The Chosin Reservoir Campaign, Korea 1950
10.  Breakout: The Chosin Reservoir Campaign, Korea 1950 by Martin Russ
The list author says:
  "The definitive account of one of the epic campaigns of the war."
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Operation Broken Reed: Truman's Secret North Korean Spy Mission That Averted World War III
11.  Operation Broken Reed: Truman's Secret North Korean Spy Mission That Averted World War III by Arthur L. Boyd
The list author says:
  "The account of a secretive intelligence mission in North Korea involving a select bunch of Americans and Nationalist Chinese traversing the country in stolen Communist vehicles."
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Air War Korea
12.  Air War Korea by Robert C. Jackson
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Sabres Over MIG Alley: The F-86 and the Battle for Air Superiority in Korea
13.  Sabres Over MIG Alley: The F-86 and the Battle for Air Superiority in Korea by Kenneth P. Werrell
The list author says:
  "The F-86 was probably the outstanding fighter of the war."
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The Korean War (Da Capo Paperback)
14.  The Korean War (Da Capo Paperback) by Matthew B. Ridgway
The list author says:
  "Ridgeway was the supreme commander in the latter days of the war - this is his story of the war."
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FROM PUSAN TO PANMUNJON (M) (Memories of War)
15.  FROM PUSAN TO PANMUNJON (M) (Memories of War) by Sŏn-yŏp Paek
The list author says:
  "Paik Sun-yup was the outstanding Korean general of the war, serving on active duty throughout the entire period of the war."
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