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SUPPLEMENTAL LIST OF KOREAN WAR BOOKS AVAILABLE

[001637] . North Korean Military Orders and Medals Poster. Burke, VA: DBM Enterprises, 2002. 1st Edition. Beautiful 11"x16" color poster showing Orders and Medals and Ribbons of North Korea. $18.50

[003094] Choi, Sung-Chul. Human Rights and North Korea. Seoul, Korea: Hanyang University, 1999. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Fine / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 89-86763-05-2. 417pp. $17.50

[001581] Clark, General Mark. From the Danube to the Yalu . New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Good+. 369 pages with several photos. General Clark's memoirs of service during the occupation of the Korean War. Light chipping to dj. $19.50

[001350] Clark, General Mark. From the Danube to the Yalu . New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Good+. 369 pages with several photos. General Clark's memoirs of service during the occupation of the Korean War. Light wear to dj. $19.50

[003064] Clark, General Mark W. . From the Danube to the Yalu. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. 369 pages, 8 plates, 1 folding map. From the US Military Governor of Austria to the Commander in Chief US Forces in the Far East during the Korean War. Sheds new light on some misconceptions of the Korean War. The story of the rebellion in the POW compounds on Kopje; the kidnapping of General Dodd; the Sixth Column conspiracy within the camps. The US dealings with Syngman Rhee. Psychological warfare tactics, guerrilla forces in North Korea; conditions in communist prison camps. Political & Biographies - General From the US Military Governor of Austria to the Commander in Chief US Forces in the Far East during the Korean War. Sheds new light on some misconceptions of the Korean War. The story of the rebellion in the POW compounds on Kopje; the kidnapping of General Dodd; the Sixth Column conspiracy within the camps. The US dealings with Syngman Rhee. Psychological warfare tactics, guerrilla forces in North Korea; conditions in communist prison camps. Light wear to dj. $36.50

[002747] Cowdrey, Albert E.. United States Army in Korean War : The Medics' War . Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, 1987. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cloth. Ex-Library. Very Good / No Jacket Issued. 391pp/illus/maps. Several color fold-out maps. History of the Army Medical Services in the Korean War. Overall clean/verygood condition. Marked inside front and back covers, title page and spine. $37.50

[003627] Cowdrey, Albert E.. United States Army in Korean War : The Medics' War . Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, 1987. 1st Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade Paperback. . Near Fine / No Jacket - Wraps. 391pp/illus/maps. Several color maps and fold-out charts. History of the Army Medical Services in the Korean War. Overall clean/verygood condition. Marked inside front and back covers, title page and spine. $29.50

[003573] Cumings, Bruce. The Origins of the Korean War: Liberation and the Emergence of Separate Regimes, 1945û1947. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2004. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Good+ / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 8976966120. 606pp/maps. First volume of a detailed study of events leading to Korean War. Book has wear. $19.50

[002707] Downs, Chuck. Over the Line : North Korea's Negotiating Strategy. Washington, DC, U.S.A.: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1999. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0844740284. 337pp/map. Study of North korean negotiation tactics. $59.50

[000839] Futrell, Robert F.. The United States Air Force in Korea, 1950-1953. Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History, 1983. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. 822 pages with a number of maps. Official history of US Air Force operations in Korea during the Korean War. $32.50

[002269] Futrell, Robert Frank. The United States Air Force in Korea, 1950-1953. Washington, DC, U.S.A.: Air Force History & Museums Program, 1983. 3rd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Very Good / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 0-16-048879-6. 823 pgs. 34 maps; 212 illustrations. The official United States Air Force history of the Korean War. $49.50

[002619] Futrell, Robert Frank. The United States Air Force in Korea, 1950-1953. Washington, DC, U.S.A.: Air Force History & Museums Program, 1983. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Very Good / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 0-16-048879-6. 823 pgs. 34 maps; 212 illustrations. The official United States Air Force history of the Korean War. Notation on several pages. $39.50

[002338] Futrell, Robert Frank. The United States Air Force in Korea, 1950-1953. Washington, DC, U.S.A.: Air Force History & Museums Program, 1983. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Very Good / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 0-16-048879-6. 823 pgs. 34 maps; 212 illustrations. The official United States Air Force history of the Korean War. $47.50

[000846] Goulden, Joseph C.. Korea : The Untold Story of the War. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Times Books, 1982. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover/Boards. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 0812909852. Book has 690 pages with a center section of a few pages of photographs. Light wear to edge of dj. Previous owner bookplate inside front cover. The definitive story of one of the most monentous events in modern US hsitory, our first "hot war" with a Communist adversary, in effect the "Pentagon Papers" on the Korean War. This was America's first no-win, limited, undeclared war - a "police action," the "wrong war in the wrong place at the wrong time," probably unconstitutional, an ominous precedent costing 52,246 American lives, and the first war in which both the East and West were armed with nuclear bombs. $24.50

[001869] Heinl, Robert D., Jr.. Victory at High Tide (Great War Stories Ser.). Mount Pleasant, SC, U.S.A.: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, Incorporated, The, 1979. Third Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-933852-03-7. 315 pages/charts/maps. This book tells the full story of the famous Inchon landings of September 1950, and of the dramatic campaign which turned Communist aggression into defeat and liberated South Korea. Endpaper maps & diagrams in the text. $27.50

[000425] Hermes, Walter G.. Truce Tent and Fighting Front: United States Army in the Korean War. Washington, DC: Office of the Chief of Military History, 1977. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. 571 pages with 10 fold-out maps in the rear. Official History of the US Army operations in Korea covering the stalemate from late 1951 to July 1953. $39.50

[001268] Hermes, William. United States Army in the Korean War, Truce Tent and Fighting Front. Washington, DC, U.S.A.: United States Government Printing Office, 1992. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Soft Cover. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 0160359570. Book has 571 pages with some black and white illustrations and 8 color fold-out maps. Light wear to edge of cover and on binding. The 40th Anniversary Commorative Edition. Covers the last 2 years of the Korean War. $25.50

[000670] Hermes, William. United States Army in the Korean War, Truce Tent & Fighting Front : 40th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. Washington, DC, U.S.A.: United States Government Printing Office, 1992. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Cover. Very Good(-) / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 0160359570. Book has 570 pages with several beautiful fold-out color maps. Light wear to edge of cover. One small nick to top corner of cover by binding. Covers the last 2 years of the Korean War. $24.50

[002957] Hermes, William. United States Army in the Korean War, Truce Tent & Fighting Front : 40th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. Washington, DC, U.S.A.: United States Government Printing Office, 1988. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Ex-Library. Very Good(-) / No Jacket Issued. ISBN: 0160359570. Book has 570 pages with nine fold-out color maps. Covers the last 2 years of the Korean War. Normal library markings otherwise clean and tight. $29.50

[002205] Holober, Frank. Raiders of the China Coast : CIA Covert Operations During the Korean War (Civil War in the West Ser.). Annapolis, MD, U.S.A.: Naval Institute Press, 1999. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Inscribed by the Author. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1-55750-388-5. 253 pages/photos. CIA operations in Korea during the Korean War. Inscribed by author. $49.50

[001453] Hunter, Helen-Louise. Kim Il-Song's North Korea. Westport, CT, U.S.A.: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated, 1999. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good. ISBN: 0-275-96296-2. 262 pages with several photos. Detailed study of North Korea - originally printed as a classified study by the CIA. $72.50

[003169] Il Sung, Kim (Foreword By Eldridge Cleaver, Edited & Introduced By Li Yuk- Sa) . JUCHE: The Speeches and Writings of Kim Il Sung . New York: Grossman Publishers, 1972. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Good+. ISBN: 67041011X. 271pp. Book itself is clean and tight. DJ has faded spine and wear to back. Collection of major political speeches by Kim Il Sung. $37.50

[003325] McGibbon, I. C.; McGibbon, Ian. New Zealand and the Korean War: Volume 1 - Politics and Diplomacy. Aukland, NZ: Oxford Univ Pr, 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0-19-558253-5. 468pp/illus/maps. Covers the Social, Politic & Diplomatic history of New Zealand's participation as a part of the British Commonwealth in thje Korean War 1950-53. $97.50

[001849] Paige, Glenn D.. THE KOREAN DECISION - JUNE 24-30, 1950. New York: The Free Press, 1968. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 394 pages. Truman's decision to intervene in the Korean War. $18.50

[001525] Ridgway, Matthew B.. The Korean War . Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1967. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good(-). 291 pages with several photos, maps and end-paper maps. How we met the challenge, How all-out Asian war was averted, Why MacArthur was dismissed, and Why today's war objectives must be limited. General Ridgway replaced General Walker as 8th Army Commander in 1950 and General MacArthur as the UN Commander in 1951. DJ has light wear and several chips. $18.50

[001019] Schnabel, James F.. United States Army in Korean War : Policy and Direction - The First Year. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, 1990. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / No Jacket Issued. Part the United States Army in Korean War set. A beautiful clean copy of the book containing 443 pages (last page has a wrinkle in the bottom corner) with map section in the rear. This volume describes the initial direction and strategy of the first major through limited war that the United States was to fight on the continent of Asia in the era of global tension that followed World War II. $37.50

[003056] Schnabel, James F.. United States Army in Korean War : Policy and Direction - The First Year. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, 1990. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / No Jacket Issued. Part the United States Army in Korean War set. A beautiful clean copy of the book containing 443 pages (last page has a wrinkle in the bottom corner) with map section in the rear. This volume describes the initial direction and strategy of the first major through limited war that the United States was to fight on the continent of Asia in the era of global tension that followed World War II. $34.50

[000980] Simmons, Edwin Howard. Dog Company Six. Annapolis, MD, U.S.A.: Naval Institute Press, 2000. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover/Boards. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 1557508984. Book has 303 pages. Light wear to edge of dj. A novel about Dog Company Six - the commanding officer of Company D in the Korean war. In this story, a marine rifle company. $13.50

[000310] Spurr, Russell. Enter the Dragon : China's Undeclared War Against the U. S. in Korea, 1950-51. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Newmarket Press, 1991. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 1557040087. Book has 335 pages with some b&w photographs/maps. Previous owner name penned in front endpaper. With awesome dramatic skill, Spurr focuses on the crucial six-month period from August, 1950, when China first deliberated intervention (the North Korean attack began two months before, on June 25th) through her first unexpected strike in October, to her standstill at the end of January, 1951. $14.50

[003106] Thornton, Richard C.. Odd Man Out : Truman, Stalin, Mao and the Origin of the Korean War. Dulles, VA, U.S.A.: Brassey's, Incorporated, 2000. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1574882406. 448pp. Notes, Index. A political history of the contentious American-Soviet-Chinese interaction during 1949 and 1950 that precipitated the Korean War and altered the shape of global politics from then to now. Based on recently declassified and previously unavailable documents from Soviet, Chinese, and U.S. archives. Illustrated by Maps. $19.50

[003619] Triplett, William C.. Rogue State: How a Nuclear North Korea Threatens America. Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: Regnery Pub, 2004. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. ISBN: 0895260689. 246pp/illus. Triplett's Rogue State exposes China's secret weapon-the North Korean nuclear menace-for the growing threat that it is. SYNOPSIS A former Republican counsel to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee lays out his own version of Communist activity in Asia since 1949, claims North Korea is training Arab terrorists and espionage operatives to sabotage nuclear power plants in Japan, and "reveals the role of communist China as North Korea's puppet master. $24.50

[001686] U. S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Military Situation in the Far East . Washington, D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1951. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good(-) / No Jacket. Part 2 only - approx 900 pages. Inquiry into the relief of General MacArthur from Korea. Hearings lasted most of summer of 1951. First witness was MacArthur, followed by Marshall, Bradely, Collins, Acheson and 8 others. Issue was MacArthur's plan to expand the war. Bradley made his famous comment about "the wrong war, in the wrong place, at the wrong time, with the wrong enemy". Light crinkling to last 200 pages. Bound Senate edition with Senator Tydings name on spine. $44.50

[003128] Vandesande, A. V. & Yunsook Hong. Myongdo's Korean Part I. Seoul, Korea: U-Shin Sa Publishing, 1968. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade Paperback. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Wraps. 463pp. Clean vg copy. $19.50

[000090] Whelan, Richard. Drawing the Line Vol. 1 : The Korean War, 1950-1953. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Little, Brown & Company, 1990. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 0316934038. Book has 428 pages with a few illustrations. Light wear to edge of dj. An analysis of the Korean War that removes the labels of "police action" and the "lost war". $17.50

[001967] Whiting, Allen S.. China Crosses the Yalu : The Decision to Enter the Korean War. New York: MacMillan, 1960. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0804706271. 219 pp/maps. This book examines the question of what led up to the Chinese intervention in the Korean War. $36.50

[003589] Whiting, Allen S.. China Crosses the Yalu : The Decision to Enter the Korean War. New York: MacMillan, 1960. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / No Jacket. ISBN: 0804706271. 219 pp/maps. This book examines the question of what led up to the Chinese intervention in the Korean War. $39.50

[003164] Zhang, Xiaoming. Red Wings over the Yalu : China, the Soviet Union, and the Air War in Korea (Military History Ser., 80). College Station, TX, U.S.A.: Texas A & M University Press, 2004. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Trade Paperback. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 1585443409. 320 pp. 26 b&w photos. 4 maps. 4 appendices.Bib. Index.. Developments in China's own air power were critical during thisera. Zhang offers considerable materials on the training of Chineseaviators and the Soviet role in that training, on Soviet and Chineseair operations in Korea, and on diplomatic exchanges over Sovietmilitary assistance to China. He probes the impact of the war onChina's conception of the role of air power, arguing that it was not until the Gulf War of the early 1990s that Chinese leaders engaged in a broad reassessment of the strategy they adopted during the Korean War. Military historians and scholars interested in aviation and foreign affairs will find this volume of special interest. $24.50

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