Holding the Line The Naval Air Campaign In Korea

Naval and air power was crucial to the United Nations' success in the Korean War, as it sought to negate the overwhelming Chinese advantage in manpower. In what became known as...

MiG Alley The US Air Force in Korea, 1950-53

Of the many myths that emerged following the end of the Korean War, the prevailing one in the West was that of the absolute supremacy of U.S. Air Force pilots and aircraft over...

Tidal Wave From Leyte Gulf to Tokyo Bay

The United States Navy won such overwhelming victories in 1944 that, had the navy faced a different enemy, the war would have been over at the conclusion of the Battle of Leyte...

Pacific Thunder The US Navy's Central Pacific Campaign, August 1943-October 1944

On 27 October 1942, four "Long Lance" torpedoes fired by the Japanese destroyers Makigumo and Akigumo exploded in the hull of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8). Minutes...

The Frozen Chosen The 1st Marine Division and the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir

The Frozen Chosen is an account of the breakout from the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea by the First Marine Division from November to December 1950, following the intervention of...