Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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  • Operations
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  • Themed Collection
  • Photograph
  • Primary Source Document
  • Historical Summary
  • Publication
Wars & Conflicts
  • Korean Conflict 1950-1954
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  • NHHC

Operations 


Inchon Invasion, September 1950

Inchon, Korea, 15 September 1950: First Lieutenant Baldomero Lopez, USMC, leads the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines over the seawall on the northern side of Red Beach. Wooden scaling ladders are in use to facilitate disembarkation from the LCVP that brought these men to the shore. Lopez was killed in action within a few minutes, while assaulting a North Korean bunker (NH 96876).

 

Korean War Chronology

History of U.S. Naval Operations: Korea, an online version of James A. Field's comprehensive history of the Korean War, first released in 1962 and no longer in print

Navy Interdiction Korea Vol. II, Task Force Seventy-Seven's "interdiction" strike to deprive the enemy of supplies and transport facilities (1 January 1952) 

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

Overview: Chosin Reservoir—Battle, Fighting Retreat, and Evacuation, by Emily J. Lambert, intern with NHHC Communication and Outreach Division 

Hungnam and Chinnampo Evacuations, by Edward J. Marolda (reproduced with permission from: Tucker, Spencer C., ed. Encyclopedia of the Korean War: A Political, Social, and Military History)

A New Equation: Chinese Intervention into the Korean War Colloquium on Contemporary History No. 3, 20 June 1990

U.S. Marine Corps History Division: Link to in-depth operational histories and well-written and -produced short pamphlets detailing specific aspects of the Marine Corps’ experience in Korea

Navy Ships

Naval Aviation

Action Reports


Mine Warfare in 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)

 

Published: Tue Apr 07 15:25:02 EDT 2020