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Guerrilla warfare and airpower in Korea, 1950-53

Lawrence V. Schuetta

Guerrilla warfare and airpower in Korea, 1950-53

by Lawrence V. Schuetta

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Published by Aerospace Studies Institute, Air University in [Montgomery], Ala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guerrilla warfare.,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Aerial operations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by Concepts Division].
    ContributionsAir University (U.S.). Aerospace Studies Institute. Concepts Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/01240 (U)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1812060M
    LC Control Number89601590
    OCLC/WorldCa6268476

    Revisiting the past: Newman, right, visits a display about anti-communist guerrilla warfare with some former guerrilla comrades. Now, 60 years on, he has become one of the last prisoners of that war. CHAPTER 1. THE FIRST HALF. A War of Maneuver. The Korean War was like no other war America had fought since the Declaration of Independence. First labeled a "police action" by President Harry S. Truman, a label he would come to regret, later called a "limited war" and, finally, "the forgotten war," to the American soldier, both the citizen-soldier and the professional, it was war.

    As autumn descended on a Korean countryside devastated by three years of intense war, a group of anti-communist guerrillas presented U.S. serviceman Merrill Edward Newman with a gold ring. It was. Editorial Reviews “A History of Air Warfare is an epic work that captures all the essential elements that have made the airplane a dominant force in warfare. The authors are the most knowledgeable for each period they chronicle. Most of all, the readers will be captivated as they relive the excitement of swirling air battles or the use of modern marvels such as stealth tactics, precision.

    Dr. Horwood, a British historian, has explored the rivalry between the armed services of the United States relating to the employment of tactical airpower during the Vietnam War. Not being an American, he is able to put a fresh perspective on this complex issue. This study focuses on tactical airpower in South Vietnam between and Dr. to the U.S. occupation in southern Korea but not to the guerrilla war in the south. In the north, the Soviets had withdrawn all but advisers and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), headed by Kim, was established in September The Decision for War The Western bloc was surprised by North Korea’s decision to in-vade South Korea.


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