Korean War

“Do I remember July of ’53? Yeah, I remember it. I remember a helluva lot of rain, and I remember a helluva lot of Chinese. Damn right I remember it.” Marine veteran Anthony “Tony” Stasiak With the arrival of spring 1953, North Korea’s Chinese rescuers were looking for a way out of the Korean War...
Celebration is central to Leatherneck’s November edition, which includes a graphically rich and interesting Corps album celebrating the Marine Corps Birthday in every clime and place over the years and showcases celebrating the Birthday in Boston. Our 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps also...
Chinese Reflections on the Korean War ENTER THE DRAGON: China's) Undeclared War Against the United States, 1950-1951. By Russell Spurr. Newmarket Press, New York, 1988, 345 pp., $22.95. (Member $19.95)
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...
Books reviewed in this column may be purchased through the Marine Corps Association Bookservice at the prices listed for MCA members and non-members. Subscribers to Leatherneck and the-Marine Corps Gazette may order books at MCA members' prices. Please include $ 1.25 for shipping and handling, plus...
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...

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