United States Army in the Korean War, Volume 1

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Government Printing Office, 1961 - Korean War, 1950-1953
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Contents

Immediate Effects
237
A Time for Reappraisal
239
The Sanctuary and Hot Pursuit
247
The Mission Is Reexamined
250
THE THRESHOLD OF VICTORY
257
The X Corps Plan
259
The Cautious View
266
MacArthur Attacks
271

Withdrawal From Korea
28
Building a Native Defense Force in South Korea
31
North Korea Prepares
36
Situation in KoreaJune 1950
38
NATIONAL DEFENSE AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY
41
The Armys Place in the National Defense Structure
42
The Far East Command
46
THE COMMUNIST CHALLENGE
61
MacArthurs Reaction
65
The United States Responds
66
Emergency Evacuation
71
Developments in Washington
72
MacArthur Visits Korea
74
CINCFEs Personal Report
77
EMERGENCY CONDITIONS EMERGENCY MEASURES
80
MacArthurs Estimates
83
The Buildup
86
A NEW CONFIDENCE
100
First Visit From Washington
105
Air OperationsJuly 1950
108
The Withdrawal Continues
111
BOLSTERING THE FORCES
115
Rebuilding the US Army
117
The Theater SceneAugust 1950
125
OPERATION CHROMITE THE CONCEPT AND THE PLAN
139
OPERATION CHROMITE THE FORCES
155
Marine Forces
159
The 7th Division
165
Airborne Units
168
The Assault in Readiness
171
CROSSING THE PARALLEL THE DECISION AND THE PLAN
173
The 38th ParallelGenesis of the Decision
177
The ROK Government Returns to Seoul
184
New Operations Plans
187
THE INVASION OF NORTH KOREA
193
MacArthurs Plans Change
194
The Likelihood of Chinese Intervention
196
Eighth Army Enters North Korea
202
The X Corps Prepares
206
A New Obstacle
208
The Wake Island Conference
210
SIGNS OF VICTORY
215
Another Change
218
X Corps Lands
219
The Mirage of Victory
221
THE CHINESE TAKE A HAND
233
Eighth Army Grows Cautious
234
X Corps and the New Enemy
236
FACING NEW DILEMMAS
274
Emergency MeetingTokyo
278
Collins Visits Korea
282
MacArthur Is Warned
284
High Level Conferences
285
THE BRINK OF DISASTER
294
Possibility of Evacuation
298
X Corps Is Ordered Out of North Korea
300
Ridgway Takes Over
306
A Decision Hangs Fire
308
The Joint Chiefs of Staff Consider Options
310
Evacuation Plans
312
THE SEARCH FOR POLICY
315
An Examination
317
The Joint Chiefs Visit Tokyo Again
325
Encouraging Signs in Korea
326
The 12 January Memo
328
THE UNITED NATIONS STRIKE BACK
331
The Combat Scene
333
The Improved Outlook
348
THE CROSSROADS
349
The 38th Parallel Again
351
Advances in Korea
354
Seeking More Forces
356
President Truman Is Displeased
357
Bevin and the British View
360
Ridgway Reenters North Korea
361
THE RELIEF OF MACARTHUR
365
The Formosa Issue
366
MacArthurs Disagreement With United States Policy in Korea
371
NEW DIRECTION NEW POLICY
378
The Chinese Offensive22 April
379
Missions and ResponsibilitiesCINCUNC
380
New Orders for CINCUNC
382
A New Directive for CINCFE
385
The Chinese Attack Again
387
Efforts at Political Settlement
390
Rebuilding the ROK Army
394
Revision of Ridgways Directives
395
SIGNS OF ARMISTICE
397
Political Factors Influence the Battle Line
399
Moves Toward Negotiation
402
The Prognosis
405
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE
407
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
412
BASIC MILITARY MAP SYMBOLS
415
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