New PDF release: Pictorial History of the Korean War, 1950-1953

By Matthew B. Ridgway

This paintings, is really an missed source. prepare by way of the Veterans of international Wars and edited by means of Jay Cassino, it comprises 1000s of pictures (a quantity in notable colour) seldom noticeable in other places in addition to an illuminating operating statement at the means of the struggle as much as the top of 1950 in which time a conflict of maneuver held sway over the peninsula. yet most vital and worthwhile is the easy crusade statement by means of common Douglas McArthur, remark which captures his unvarnished perspectives of the outbreak of the warfare, the conflict for the Pusan perimeter, his daring stroke at Inchon, the finally disastrous lunge to the Manchurian border, and finishing along with his concluding battle essay «South Korea Cleared of Reds» in addition to his extra widely recognized speech to the U.S. Congress following his removing by way of President Truman.

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By Matthew B. Ridgway

This paintings, is really an missed source. prepare by way of the Veterans of international Wars and edited by means of Jay Cassino, it comprises 1000s of pictures (a quantity in notable colour) seldom noticeable in other places in addition to an illuminating operating statement at the means of the struggle as much as the top of 1950 in which time a conflict of maneuver held sway over the peninsula. yet most vital and worthwhile is the easy crusade statement by means of common Douglas McArthur, remark which captures his unvarnished perspectives of the outbreak of the warfare, the conflict for the Pusan perimeter, his daring stroke at Inchon, the finally disastrous lunge to the Manchurian border, and finishing along with his concluding battle essay «South Korea Cleared of Reds» in addition to his extra widely recognized speech to the U.S. Congress following his removing by way of President Truman.

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LOWER LEFT. An ox is impressed into transport duty. ABOVE. Wounded SI eyes hole in helmet after close call. 30 THE WAR IN KOREA PUFF OF FREEDOM. ABOVE. , enjoys his regained freedom with a cigarette. UPPER RIGHT. Four members of the Ethiopian Bn. N. forces in Korea play cards after a day's training is over. LOWER RIGHT. As part of a religious festival Greek troops, attached to the pits. 1st Cavalry Division in Korea, roast lambs in barbecue BEFORE BATTLE 31 THE 32 WAR IN KOREA i«8* •^^^ ETHIOPIAN OFFICERS LEARN WAR FROM AMERICANS.

UPPER LEFT. S. Navy Cruiser Manchester wait for shells to be sent topside from the magazine room (lower left). The battleship "Missouri" (above), joined with the "Manchester" and other ships in reducing rail-highway cities to smoking shambles. The Navy was never bested in duels with Red coastal defenses. highway facilities 43 44 THE WAR IN KOREA ALLIES. General Van Fleet pins a Presidential citation on Sgt. Major Thomas Blacittord (above), a member of the British Gloucestershire Battalion which was decimated in UPPER heroic resistance to a Red drive in April, 1951.

Ded man, Infantry Regiment, 25th Division, a to Buddies of member an aid of the station. Throughout the conflict, litter cases were evacuated successfully from front line to rear areas by helicopters. :'••. t -t: yfk'ar^. WAR IN KOREA TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT GIs. UPPER LEFT. General James A. then newly appointed Connmanding (standing), Van Fleet April 14, General of the 8th Army, assumed his duties on enfighting Korean the of Veterans LEFT. 1951. will be route via truck for a rotation center where they TOP BRASS AND LOWER processed for return to the States.

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