Within Limits: The U.S. Air Force and the Korean War
by Wayne Thompson, Bernard C. Nalty
Publisher: Air Force History and Museums 1996
Number of pages: 55
Despite American success in preventing the conquest of South Korea by communist North Korea, the Korean War of 1950 - 1953 did not satisfy Americans who expected the kind of total victory they had experienced in World War II ...
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