Korean War

In 1950, George Bush was working in the Texas oil industry. Future Marine James Baker was still at Princeton University. Nineyear-old Richard Cheney was living in Lincoln, Neb. Private A. M. Gray, was a recruit at Parris Island, S.C.
United States Marines are not strangers to Korea. Newspapers published in June 1879 headlined fighting along the Han River. Forts near Seoul surrendered to American naval landing forces following "vigorous attacks led by United States Marines. Landing parties from Rear Admiral John Rodgers' Asiatic...
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE KOREAN WAR. By James L. Stokesbury. Published by Quill. 258 pages. $8.00 MCA Members. $8.95 Nonmembers. Stock #09513. Soft-cover. There will be many books relating to the whys, hows and whos of Korea, during the 40th anniversary of the beginning of the war. James L...
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KOREAN WAR HEROES. By Edward F. Murphy. Published by Presidio Press, Novato, Calif. 288 pages with appendix. Hardcover. Stock #404. $22.45 MCA Members. $24.95 Non-members. Many books are being published in conjunction with various anniversary dates of the Korean War. Some books are well done and...
THIS IS WAR! A photo-narrative of the Korean War. By David Douglas Duncan, with a foreword by Harrison E. Salisbury, former syndicated author for the New York Times. Published by Little, Brown and Company. Stock #19565. $26.95 MCA members. $29.95 Non-members. An additional $.50 is required for...
RED BLOOD...PURPLE HEARTS: The Marines in the Korean War. By Joseph A. Saluzzi. Published by Eagle Productions. 230 pages with some maps. Hardback. Stock #99-5. $26.95 MCA Members. $29.95 Non-members.
In the fall of 1951 and then through the winter and into the spring of '52 the First Marine Division fought the North Korean Army in the snow and cold in the hills and on the ridge lines of eastern North Korea, the T'aebaeksan Range. The fighting was mostly by night, patrols and ambushes, small-...
FORGOTTEN WARRIORS: The 1st Provisional Marine Brigade, the Corps Ethos, and the Korean War. By T. X. Hammes. Published by University Press of Kansas. 258 pages. Stock #0700617329. $33.26 MCA Members. $36.95 Regular Price.

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