author={Taewoo Kim},
  journal={Critical Asian Studies},
  pages={205 - 226}
  • Taewoo Kim
  • Published 3 May 2012
  • Political Science
  • Critical Asian Studies
In the early months of the Korean War, close air support provided by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) fighter-bombers in the front-line areas significantly delayed the advance of the North Korean Army. This article shows, however, that U.S. pilots very quickly diverged from the original policy of precision bombing and began the indiscriminate and unrestricted bombing of villages, towns, and even refugees in the South Korean region. They did so for three reasons: (1) to deal with effective… 
In the early days of the Korean War, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) had a policy of precision bombing military targets only. Policy-makers in Washington, D.C., formulated this policy to ensure the
Overturned Time and Space: Drastic Changes in the Daily Lives of North Koreans during the Korean War
This article analyzes the overturning of time and space in the daily lives of North Koreans during the Korean War. The overturning was caused by the aerial bombings by the United States Air Force
South Korea, the United States and Emergency Powers During the Korean Conflict 済州島4 ・3事件から朝鮮戦争における韓国、米国そして非常権限
This essay is a comparative legal study of the use by the United States and South Korea of state of emergency powers before and during the Korean War. Beginning with the violent suppression of the
South Korean Cinema’s Postwar Pain: Gender and National Division in Korean War Films from the 1950s to the 2000s
For South Korean filmmakers and cinemagoers, the Korean War (1950–53)—and the broader issue of the North/South divide—has been one of the most enduring and appealing subjects. Contemporary films on
A cultural political economy of South Korea's development model in variegated capitalism
This thesis investigates the Park Chung Hee model (PCHM). This term refers to a South Korean variant of the East Asian model of capitalism—particularly, the historical model that guided the rapid and


The United States Air Force in Korea 1950-1953
Abstract : The author describes operations with a clarity and a balance that have since become a model for official military history. Even better, he has analyzed the operations, interpreting their
The Three Wars of Lt. Gen. George E. Stratemeyer: His Korean War Diary
Abstract : From June 25, 1950, to May 20, 1951, Lt. Gen. George E. Stratemeyer, the Far East Air Forces commander, kept a diary of his activities during the Korean War. A number of general officers
The foreign relations of the United States
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