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Steelback
08-22-2008, 10:12 AM
Hej everyone,
I am very interested in the Korean War, which in my humble opinion is generally brushed under the carpet of modern military history.
Anyway, i joined this forum to see if anyone can help me with finding some information, namely about the types of vehicle and equipment used during the Korean war, by all participating armies, and of all kinds, including aircraft. I have seen the Wiki page, and several other websites, but i am always left feeling that something is missing. I have some idea of what was used, but i need a good consistent source of online information. Book recommendations are also welcome. My main reason, to be honest is that i am a modeller, and i am going to stick to the Korean War as a theme for the forseeable.

Adrian Hudson

Nickdfresh
08-22-2008, 10:25 AM
Hej everyone,
I am very interested in the Korean War, which in my humble opinion is generally brushed under the carpet of modern military history.
Anyway, i joined this forum to see if anyone can help me with finding some information, namely about the types of vehicle and equipment used during the Korean war, by all participating armies, and of all kinds, including aircraft. I have seen the Wiki page, and several other websites, but i am always left feeling that something is missing. I have some idea of what was used, but i need a good consistent source of online information. Book recommendations are also welcome. My main reason, to be honest is that i am a modeller, and i am going to stick to the Korean War as a theme for the forseeable.

Adrian Hudson


The topic is a bit broad but for a text on the War, I suggest Max Hasting's excellent book on the subject:

http://www.amazon.com/Korean-War-Max-Hastings/dp/067166834X

As far as vehicles, you're mainly looking (from the US/UN side) at the last generation of American vehicles and weapons from WWII such as the Pershing/Patton tank and the "Easy-Eight" variant of the Sherman mounting a 76mm gun. Although the US did initially field the M24 Chaffee which didn't do very well against the T-34 the North Koreans fielded early on...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M24_Chaffee

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Rising Sun*
06-02-2009, 07:15 AM
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Which you're not.

Start posting something other than such empty rubbish, or shut the **** up!

One more of these vacuous posts and you'll have four infraction points, and one more after that and you'll be ejected into cyberspace for good, as previously warned by PM.

I have a short fuse on this, and it's already burning.

Nickdfresh
06-02-2009, 09:37 AM
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Read the frigging book and decide for yourself - then maybe you'll know something!!