New PDF release: The United States Navy in the Korean War

By Edward J. Marolda

ISBN-10: 1591144876

ISBN-13: 9781591144878

This striking selection of works through probably the most authoritative naval historians within the usa attracts on many previously categorized assets to shed new mild at the U.S. Navy's position within the three-year fight to maintain the independence of the Republic of Korea. numerous of the essays be aware of fleet operations in the course of the first serious yr of the warfare and later years while United international locations forces fought a "static war." Others specialize in the management of Admirals Forrest P. Sherman, C. Turner pleasure, James H. Doyle, and Arleigh A. Burke and on carrier-based and ground-based naval air operations in addition to the contributions of African American Sailors.

As a complete, this booklet records how the Navy's domination of the seas round Korea enabled Allied forces to venture wrestle strength ashore the size and breadth of the Korean peninsula. It additionally exhibits how the robust presence of U.S. and Allied naval forces discouraged China and the Soviet Union from launching different army adventures within the a long way East, hence protecting the 1st "limited battle" of the chilly battle period limited to Korea. yet faraway from being an aberration not likely to be replicated, the Korean struggle proved to be in simple terms the 1st in an extended line of twentieth-century and early twenty-first century conflicts concerning U.S. naval forces confronting Communist and nontraditional adversaries, and an entire figuring out of the Korean battle adventure, as supplied during this publication, is helping outline the position of sea strength in modern world.

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