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  • Finding Aids Glossaries Guides
  • Historical Summary
Wars & Conflicts
  • Korean Conflict 1950-1954
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Location of Archival Materials

Korean War


80-G-467293: Inchon Invasion, September 1950
80-G-467293: Inchon Invasion, September 1950. Troops unload landing craft at Inchon's Red Beach on 18 September 1950, three days after the initial landings there. The LCVP in the center is from USS Alshain (AKA-55). Wolmi-Do island is in the background. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

NHHC online resources related to the Korean War include U.S. Navy carrier combat action reports, discussion of Chinese intervention from the Colloquium on Contemporary History, and an overview of mine warfare.

Naval Engagements
History of U.S. Naval Operations: Korea 

Essay on Naval Battles of the Korean War, by Edward J. Marolda (Reproduced with permission from: Tucker, Spencer C. ed. Encyclopedia of the Korean War: A Political, Social, and Military History)

Essay: Operation Chromite: The Invasion of Inchon, by Adam Bisno, Ph.D., NHHC Communication and Outreach Division


Hungnam and Chinnampo Evacuations

Navy Ships

Naval Aviation

Action Reports

Tactics and Technology
Mine Warfare

Special Operations

Additional Resources

Published: Tue Sep 17 16:48:25 EDT 2019