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Korean War

A Tale of Two Wars: World War II and Korea

Robert M. Citino | Published: September 28, 2010 at 12:50 pm
One moment you're an army riding high, winning the greatest war of all time. A few short years later, you're having big troubles in the field. Some thoughts on the U.S. Army in World War II and the Korean War.

60th Anniversary of Korean War - First American Dies on Korean Soil

Gerald D. Swick | Published: June 25, 2010 at 12:56 pm
Kenneth Shadrick, the first American solider killed on the ground in the Korean War 50 years ago, was there because someone stole his football uniform.

Web Gallery EXTRA: Inventing on the Fly During the Korean War

David Sears | Published: April 26, 2010 at 2:40 pm
How daredevil U.S. Navy pilots used smarts and pluck—and a clutch of old torpedoes—to end an early stalemate during the Korean War.

MHQ Summer 2010 Table of Contents

Published: April 26, 2010 at 1:56 pm
The Summer 2010 issue of MHQ features articles about looted art throughout history, the bombing of Guernica, the Battle of Antietam, U.S Navy in the Korean War, the Emperor Julian, and the O'Brien brothers during the American War of Independence.

Korean War Gallery Extra: The Road To Seoul

Bill Sloan | Published: December 14, 2009 at 1:52 pm
After the elegantly executed Inchon landings, the U.S. Marines faced bloodied but unbowed North Korean forces that dug in to protect Kimpo Airfield and South Korea’s former capital.

Born to Fight - Colonel Lewis Millett

John Bryan Dudek | Published: November 18, 2009 at 6:53 pm
A Vietnam magazine interview with Col. Lewis L. Millett, who served in two armies and three wars and was awarded the Medal of Honor for leading a bayonet charge in the Korean War.

Koje-do Prison Camp - Gallery

Published: August 21, 2009 at 4:57 pm
Photographs from Koje-do Prison Camp, Korea, 1951-1953.

Stand or Die - 1950 Defense of Korea's Pusan Perimeter

David T. Zabecki | Published: May 01, 2009 at 11:51 am
In 1950 Lieutenant General Walton "Johnnie" Walker ran the brilliant defense of the Pusan Perimeter, which saved South Korea and invented a whole new doctrine for the U.S. Army

War Behind The Wire: Koje-do Prison Camp

Allan R. Millett | Published: January 20, 2009 at 1:47 am
Americans learned a hard lesson when North Korean prisoners took over their compound-and kidnapped a general.

Military History Quarterly Winter 2009 Table Of Contents

Published: January 20, 2009 at 1:42 am
Subscribe to Military History Quarterly Today! FEATURES Togo Ignites The Rising Sun by John M. Taylor By destroying the Russian fleets in the 1904-1905 Russo-Japanese War, the admiral opened his country's catastrophic era of militarism. [Portfolio] Seeing Yellow by Jennifer …

Able Dog: Was the AD Skyraider the Best Attack Bomber Ever Built?

E.R. Johnson | Published: July 03, 2008 at 12:45 pm
The Douglas AD Skyraider wasn't pretty, but its pilots and maintenance crews dubbed it the Able Dog because of its handling and dependability. Some still regard it as "the best airplane ever made for close-in attack."

MiG Madness: The Air War over Korea

Lt. Col. Lawrence Spinetta | Published: January 03, 2008 at 3:58 pm
In the Korean War's air battles between Sabre and MiG jets, American pilots often crossed a forbdden line, the Yalu River.

Mitchell Red Cloud Jr.: Korean War Hero

Published: March 12, 2007 at 1:48 pm
Following the Japanese surrender ending World War II on September 2, 1945, the U.S. Army was reduced to just 10 divisions, with four of them, the 7th, 24th and 25th Infantry divisions and the 1st Cavalry Division, stationed in Japan …

Interview with Harold E. Fischer: Korean War Jet Ace and POW

Published: January 16, 2007 at 2:37 pm
Colonel Harold Fischer survived two years in a Chinese prison camp after getting shot down over Manchuria.Interview by Bob Bergin

Captain James Jabara: Ace of the Korean War

William B. Allmon | Published: November 14, 2006 at 11:09 am
Captain James Jabara became the first American ace in Korea when he turned his fifth MiG into a 'whirl of fire'...and he had only just begun. Before he was done, he would record 15 'kills.'

Korean War: Battles of the Bowling Alley

Published: August 21, 2006 at 4:46 pm
Two North Korean divisions tried to force their way through the valley north of Tabu-dong, but it was their American and South Korean opponents who displayed remarkable cooperation.By Uzal W. Ent
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