Select Bibliography on the Korean War

  • Acheson, Dean. The Korean War. New York: W. W. Norton, 1969.
  • Alexander, Bevin. Korea: The First War We Lost. New York: Hippocrene, 1986.
  • Appleman, Roy E. South to the Naktong, North to the Yalu. Washington: GPO, 1986.
  • . East of Chosin: Entrapment and Breakout in Korea, 1950. College Station, TX: Texas A&M Univeristy Press, 1987.
  • . Disaster in Korea: The Chinese Confront MacArthur. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1989.
  • . Escaping the Trap: The U.S. Army X Corps in Northeast Korea, 1950. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1990.
  • . Ridgway Duels for Korea. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1990.
  • Blair, Clay. The Forgotten War: America in Korea, 1950-1953. New York: Times Books, 1987.
  • Bussey, Charles M. Firefight at Yechon: Courage and Racism in the Korean War. Washington: Brassey's, 1991.
  • Detzer, David. Thunder of the Captains: The Short Summer in 1950. New York: Crowell, 1977.
  • Fehrenbach, T. R. This Kind of War: A Study in Unpreparedness. New York: Macmillan, 1963.
  • Goncharov, Sergei N., Lewis, John W., and Litai Xue. Uncertain Partners: Stalin, Mao, and the Korean War. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1993.
  • Goulden, Joseph C. Korea: The Untold Story of the War. New York: Times Books, 1982.
  • Halliday, John and Cummings, Bruce. Korea: The Unknown War. New York: Pantheon, 1988.
  • Hammel, Eric. Chosin: Heroic Ordeal of the Korean War. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1981.
  • Hanlon, Richard P. The Naval Air War in Korea. Baltimore: Nautical and Aviation Press, 1986.
  • Hastings, Max. The Korean War. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987.
  • Hermes, Walter G. Truce Tent and Fighting Front. Washington: GPO, 1988.
  • Higgins, Trumbull. Korean and the Fall of MacArthur: A Précis on Limited War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1960.
  • James, D. Clayton. Refighting the Last War: Command and Crisis in Korea, 1950-1953. New York: Free Press, 1993.
  • Kaufman, Burton I. The Korean War: Challenges in Crisis, Credibility, and Command. Second Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997.
  • Knox, Donald. The Korean War: Pusan to Chosin -- An Oral History. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Jovanovich, 1985.
  • ___.  The Korean War: Uncertain Victory -- An Oral History. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Jovanovich, 1988. [Second volume finished by Alfred Coppel]
  • Lowe, Peter. The Origins of the Korean War. New York: Longman, 1986.
  • MacDonald, Callum A. Korea: The War Before Vietnam. New York: Free Press, 1986.
  • Marshall, S. L. A. The River and the Gauntlet. New York: Time Books, 1953.
  • Mossman, Billy C. Ebb and Flow, November 1950-July 1951. Washington: GPO, 1990.
  • Rees, David. Korea: The Limited War. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1964.
  • Ridgway, Matthew B. The Korean War. Garden City: Doubleday, 1967.
  • Sandler, Stanley. The Korean War: No Victors, No Vanquished. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1999.
  • Schnabel, James, F. Policy and Direction: The First Year. Washington: GPO, 1988.
  • Synder, Don J. A Soldier's Disgrace. Dublin, NH: Yankee Books, 1987.
  • Stokesbury, James L. The Korean War: A Short History. New York: Morrow, 1988.
  • Stueck, William. The Korean War: An International History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995.
  • Toland, John. In Mortal Combat: Korea, 1950-1953. New York: Morrow, 1991.
  • Whiting, Allen S. China Crosses the Yalu: The Decision to Enter the Korean War. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 1960.
  • Wilson, Jim. Retreat Hell! We're Just Attacking in Another Direction: The Epic Story of the 1st Marines in Korea. New York: Morrow, 1988.