The Korean War

Retreat, hell!

W.E.B. Griffin.

Action/Adventure, Military Fiction, Historical Fiction

Extraordinary challenges face the Marines in Korea, in W. E. B. Griffin's most electrifying Corps novel yet. It is the fall of 1950. The Marines have made a pivotal breakthrough at Inchon, but a roller coaster awaits them. The bit in his teeth, MacArthur surges across the 38th parallel toward the Yalu River, only to encounter the Chinese in full force, who drive him back in turn. Back and forth, the bloody tides of war shift, and swept along with...


Under fire

W.E.B. Griffin.

Action/Adventure, Military Fiction, Historical Fiction

Griffin takes his Marine heroes to Korea, in the biggest Corps novel of them all.


Korean War stories

a production of New Voyage Communications ; produced by Robert Uth ; writers, Phylis Geller, Robert Uth ; directed by Robert Uth.

Nonfiction, History


The last stand of Fox Company : a true story of U.S. Marines in combat

Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.

History, Nonfiction

November 1950, the Korean Peninsula: After General MacArthur ignores Mao's warnings and pushes his UN forces deep into North Korea, his 10,000 First Division Marines find themselves surrounded and hopelessly outnumbered by 100,000 Chinese soldiers near the Chosin Reservoir. Their only chance for survival is to fight their way south through the Toktong Pass, a narrow gorge that will need to be held open at all costs. The mission is handed to Capta...


The Korean War : a history

Bruce Cumings.

Nonfiction, History

A bracing account of a war that lingers in our collective memory as both ambiguous and unjustly ignored   For Americans, it was a discrete conflict lasting from 1950 to 1953 that has long been overshadowed by World War II, Vietnam, and the War on Terror. But as Bruce Cumings eloquently explains, for the Asian world the Korean War was a generations-long fight that still haunts contemporary events. And in a very real way, although its true roots a...




The secrets of Inchon : the untold story of the most daring covert mission of the Korean War

Eugene Franklin Clark ; introduction and epilogue by Thomas Fleming.

History, Nonfiction

In 2000, as historian Thomas Fleming prepared an article about a crucial but little-known, covert mission of the Korean War, led by a thirty-nine-year-old naval lieutenant named Eugene Clark, Clark's widow noted that her husband had written up his own account, then put it in a safe-deposit box. Would he like to read it? Fleming would -and discovered an extraordinary document: a vividly written first-person chronicle filled with color, detail, and...


The Korean War

Leif A. Gruenberg.

Nonfiction, History

Gruenberg presents the latest volume in a series for students and general readers interested in learning more about the most profound events in U.S. history. The text includes a narrative overview of the origins and progression of the Korean War and its lasting impact on America's political and cultural landscape; biographical accounts of key figures associated with the conflict; a primary sources section, including official documents, papers and...


Give me tomorrow : the Korean War's greatest untold story--the epic stand of the marines of George Company

Patrick K. O'Donnell.

History, Nonfiction

O'Donnell is a military historian and the author of six previous books who has provided historical consultation for DreamWorks' miniseries, Band of Brothers, and for documentaries for the BBC, the History Channel, and Fox News. Published during this 60th anniversary year of the Korean War, his latest text tells the untold story of "Bloody George," a Marine company quickly formed to prepare for the war. Based on some 100 interviews and research wi...