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Baptism by Fire, CIA Analysis of the Korean War: A Collection of Previously Released and Recently Declassified CIA Documents (Book and DVD)

Title:
Baptism by Fire, CIA Analysis of the Korean War: A Collection of Previously Released and Recently Declassified CIA Documents (Book and DVD)
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
Low stock
GPO Stock Number:
041-015-00295-3
ISBN:
9780160920493
Description

The Korean War erupted less than three years after President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, establishing the Central Intelligence Agency.

Before North Korean forces invaded the South on 25 June 1950, the CIA had only a few officers in Korea, and none reported to the Agency’s analytic arm, the Office of Research and Estimates (ORE).

Analytical production relating to Korea reflected the generally low priority given the region by the Truman Administration’s State Department and the military services.

CIA information review and release officers reviewed, redacted, and released hundreds of documents related to the Korean War.  The accompanying DVD contains over 1,300 documents and more than 5,000 pages of material.

Other related products:

Korean War resources collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/us-military-history/battles-wars/korea...

Other products produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/539

Audience

Audience: Members and retirees of the intelligence community, members of government, and anyone interested in the history of the U.S. intelligence community would enjoy this informative book and DVD.  In addition, teachers of high school and college students studying government, politics and intelligence may find this a useful resource.  Public libraries would benefit from making this publication and DVD available to their patrons.

Reviews

Review:

C-SPAN: Watch a video discussion and review of the fascinating intelligence documents released in this book and DVD about the CIA and the Korean War! Opening of CIA Korean War Secret Documents by C-SPAN dated June 16, 2010

https://www.c-span.org/video/?294098-1/opening-cia-korean-war-secret-documents

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$18.00
International Price:
$25.20
Publisher:
Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence; and Historical Collections Division
Year/Pages:
2011: 44 p.; ill. and DVD.
Notes:
In Conjunction with a conference hosted by the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War. The accompanying DVD contains over 1,300 documents and more than 5,000 pages of material.
Key Phrases:
  • Intelligence History
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Korean War
  • Korea
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
08/01/2013
Last Status Update:
11/01/2016
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