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The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstam
Eisenhowers Lieutenants Volume 1 by Russell F. Weigley
The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today by Thomas E. Ricks
The Pentagon Papers: As Published by the New York Times by Neil Sheehan
Profile of a Soldier, Matthew Ridgeway by Robert C. Alberts
Ridgeway Duels for Korea (Texas a & M University Military History Series) by Roy Edgar Appleman
Ridgeway's Paratroopers: The American Airborne in World War II by Clay Blair
This Kind of War: A Study in Unpreparedness by T. R. Fehrenbach

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Recommendations

  1. The Hidden History of the Korean War, 1950-1951: A Nonconformist History of Our Times by I. F. Stone (1969)
  2. An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 by Rick Atkinson (2002)
  3. The Korean War by Max Hastings (1987)
  4. The Fifties by David Halberstam (1993)
  5. MacArthur's War: Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero by Stanley Weintraub (2000)
  6. Vietnam: A History by Stanley Karnow (1983)
  7. The Forgotten War: America in Korea, 1950-1953 by Clay Blair (1987)
  8. Refighting the Last War: Command and Crisis in Korea 1950-1953 by D. Clayton James (1992)
  9. On to Berlin: Battles of an Airborne Commander 1943-1946 by James Maurice Gavin (1978)
  10. A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam by Neil Sheehan (1988)
  11. The Korean war: How we met the challenge: How all-out Asian war was averted: Why MacArthur was dismissed: Why today's war objectives must be limited by Matthew B. Ridgway (1967)
  12. The River and the Gauntlet by S. L. A. Marshall (1962)
  13. The Limits of Intervention: An Inside Account of How the Johnson Policy of Escalation in Vietnam Was Reversed by Townsend Hoopes (1973)
  14. East of Chosin: Entrapment and Breakout in Korea, 1950 by Roy E. Appleman (1987)
  15. Korea: The First War We Lost by Bevin Alexander (1986)

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