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History of United States Naval Operations: Korea

by James A. Field, Jr.

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER
805 KIDDER BREESE SE -- WASHINGTON NAVY YARD
WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060

Korean Service battle streamer

Contents
Introduction

Foreword
Preface
List of Maps
List of Tables

Chapters:

  1. To Korea by Sea
  2. Policy and its Instruments
  3. War Begins
  4. Help on the Way
  5. Into the Perimeter
  6. Holding the Line
  7. Back to the Parallel
  8. On to the Border
  9. Retreat to the South
  10. The Second Six Months
  11. Problems of a Policeman
  12. Two More Years

A Note on Source Material

Glossary of Naval Abbreviations

   

List of Maps

1. The Western Pacific Theater

2. War begins: 26 June–5 July 1950

3. The Korean Theater

4. Bombardment and reinforcement: 6–14 July 1950

5. Pohang landing and carrier strikes: 15–23 July 1950

6. The perimeter takes form: 24 July–1 August 1950

7. Support of the perimeter: 2–13 August 1950

8. Support of the perimeter: carrier strikes of 6 August 1950

9. Support of the perimeter: 14–24 August 1950

10. The period of crisis: 25 August–4 September 1950

11. The Russian bomber incident: 4 September 1950

12. The Inchon approaches: August–September 1950

13. North to the parallel: 5–30 September 1950

14. The Inchon assault: 15 September 1950

15. Advance into North Korea: 1–26 October 1950

16. The clearance of Wonsan: 10 October–2 November 1950

17. On to the border: 27 October-25 November 1950

18. Retreat in the west, concentration in the east: 26 November–11 December 1950

19. A day at the reservoir: Task Force 77 air strikes of 3 December 1950

20. The evacuation of Hungnam: 10–24 December 1950

21. Withdrawal from Hungnam and Inchon: 12 December 1950–15 January 1951

22. Back to the parallel: 16 January–20 April 1951

23. Interdiction, 1951

24. Communist offensive and U.N. advance: 21 April–30 June 1951

25. The island war: July 1951–February 1952

26. Stalemate: March 1952–February 1953

27. The final months: March–July 1953

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6 July 2001