Combat Operations of the Korean War: Ground, Air, Sea, Special and Covert

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McFarland, Nov 17, 2009 - History - 199 pages
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This reference work provides information on all known military operations carried out under United Nations command as part of the Korean War, from June 1950 through 22 July 1954. Following an introductory history of the Korean War and a precise chronology of all Korean War operations, entries are arranged by operation name in five sections: primarily ground operations, primarily air operations, primarily sea operations, specialized operations, and covert and clandestine operations. For each operation, information includes dates, objectives, units involved, place within the greater strategy of the war, and outcome.
 

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Contents

I Primarily Ground Operations
29
II Primarily Air Operations
85
III Primarily Naval Operations
97
IV Primarily Specialized Experimental Training Feint and Administrative Operations
109
V Covert and Clandestine Operations
153
Conclusion
169
Appendix 1 United Nations Command Participants
173
Appendix 2 United States Ground Troops in Korea
175
Appendix 3 Communist Forces Involved
176
Appendix 4 Korean War Campaigns
178
Bibliography
179
Index
183
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Paul M. Edwards is the founder and executive director of the Center for the Study of the Korean War at Graceland University's Independence, Missouri, campus. He is a Korean War veteran and author of 13 works on military history. He lives in Independence.

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