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Novels of the Korean War

The Corpsman by Hugh Cabot, 1952


See also Short Fiction of
the Korean War

Albert, Marvin H. All the Young Men. New York: Pocket Books, 1960.

Anders, Curt. The Price of Courage. New York: Sagamore, 1957.  Rpt. Carmel: Guild Press of Indiana, 1999.  [paperback]

Anderson, Thomas. Your Own Beloved Sons. New York: Random House, 1956.

Balgassi, Haemi. Peacebound Trains. New York: Clarion Books, 1996. [Young adult book] [hardback]

Barbeau, Clayton. The Ikon. New York: Coward-McCann, 1961. [hardback]

Barry, Bill. Honor Clean.  Writers Club Press, 2002. [paperback]

Becker, Stephen. Dog Tags. New York: Random House, 1973.

Beech, Webb. Warrior’s Way. Greenwich, CT: Fawcett, 1962. ["Webb Beech" is one of many pen names used by William E. Butterworth, III.  See also W. E. B. Griffin.]

_____. Make War in Madness. Greenwich, CT: Fawcett, 1965

Brady, James. The Marines of Autumn: A Novel of the Korean War. New York: St Martins Press, 2000.

Boyne, Walter J. Air Force Eagles. New York: Crown, 1992.

Burgee, L. K. Rendezvous with Hell. Marine Enterprises, 1963.

Busch, Frederick. War Babies. New York: New Directions, 1989.  [hardback]

Chamberlain, William. Combat Stories of World War II and Korea. New York: John Day, 1962. (Reprinted in mass market paperback as Hellbent for Glory, New York: Paperback Library, 1965).

_____. More Combat Stories of World War II and Korea. New York: John Day, 1962. (Reprinted in mass market paperback as The Zone of Sudden Death and Other Stories of Combat, New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1969). [only one story of Korean War]

Cheek, J. Charles. Stay Safe Buddy : A Story of Humor and Horror During the Korean War.  PublishAmerica, 2003. [paperback]

Choi, Susan. The Foreign Student. New York: HarperFlamingo, 1998.  [paperback]  [hardback]

Clark, Roger. Ride the White Tiger. Boston: Little, Brown, 1959.

Cole, Connor. The Cross and the Star. New York: Vantage, 1960.

Condon, RichardThe Manchurian Candidate. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1959.  [paperback] [audio]

Coon, Gene L. Meanwhile, Back at the Front. New York: Crown, 1961.

_____. The Short End. New York: Dell, 1964.

Crane, Robert. Born of Battle. New York: Pyramid, 1962.  ["Robert Crane" is one of many pen names used by Con Sellers.  See also Con Sellers.]

_____. Sgt. Corbin's War. New York: Pyramid, 1963.

_____. The Sergeant and the Queen. New York: Pyramid, 1964.

_____. Operation Vengeance. New York: Pyramid, 1965.

Crawford, William. Give Me Tomorrow. New York: Putnam’s, 1962.

_____. Gresham’s War. Greenwich, CT: Fawcett, 1968.

DeWitt, Ben. No Other Way. El Paso: Oso Press, 1999. (First published in 1997 by Commonwealth Publications.)

Drought, James. The Secret. Norwalk, CT: Skylight Press, 1963.

Eunson, Robert. Mig Alley. New York: Ace, 1961.

Flood, Charles B. More Lives Than One. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1967.

Fogg, Charles. Panic Button. New York: Ace, 1960.

Forrest, Williams. Stigma. New York: Crown, 1957.

_____. Stigma for Valor. Greenwich, CT: Fawcett, 1957.

Frank, Pat. Hold Back the Night. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1951.

Frankel, Ernest. Band of Brothers. New York: Macmillan, 1958.

Franklin, Edward. It’s Cold in Pongo-ni. New York: Vanguard, 1965.

_____. Man on the Wire. New York: Crown, 1978.

Friedman, Sanford. Totempole. New York: Dutton, 1965; rpt. San Francisco: North Point, 1984.

Gallaudet, John. Surrogate Soldiers. New York: Vantage, 1984.  [hardback]

Goldman, William. Soldier in the Rain. New York: Bantan, 1960.

Griffin, W. E. B. The Captains. Brotherhood of War Book II. New York: Jove, 1983.  [Pen name, see also Webb Beech.]   [paperback]  

Harding, John. Shortchanged. White Stone, VA: Brandylane Publishers, 1998.

Harris, A. M. The Tall Man. New York: Farrar, 1958.

Hickey, James. Chrysanthemum in the Snow. New York: Crown, 1990.

Hinojosa, Rolando. The Useless Servants. Houston: Arte Publico, 1993.  [hardback]

Hollands, Douglas J. Able Company. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1956. ( First published as The Dead, the Dying, and the Damned. London: Cassell, 1956.)

Hooker, John. Standing Orders. London: Collins Harvill, 1986.

Hooker, Richard. M*A*S*H. New York: Morrow, 1968.  [paperback]   [hardback]

Howe, Charles. Valley of Fire. New York: Dell, 1964. 

Jackson, Robert. Korean Combat. London: Arthur Baker, 1983.

Jeon Kyung Ae. The Dandelion Ranch. Seoul: The Korea Herald, 2000.

Junghyo, Ahn. Silver Stallion: A Novel of Korea. New York: Soho Press, 1993.    [paperback]   [hardback]

Kantor, MacKinlay. Don’t Touch Me. New York: Random House, 1951.

Klass, Sheila Solomon. In a Cold, Open Field. Seattle: Black Heron Press, 1997.  [hardback]

Kelleher, Brian. The Gathering Storm. Storm Birds 3. New York: Signet/NAL, 1989.

Kent, Simon. A Hill in Korea. London: Hutchinson, 1953.

Kim, Richard E. The Martyred. New York: George Braziller, 1964.

_____. The Innocent. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968.

Knight, Kathleen Moore. They’re Going to Kill Me. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1955.

Lasly, Walter. Turn the Tigers Loose. New York: Ballantine, 1956.

Lewis, Jack. Tell It to the Marines. Capistrano Beach, CA: Charger Books, 1983. [Korea?]

Lynch, Michael. An American Soldier. Boston: Little, Brown, 1969.

Lynn, Jack. The Turncoat. New York: Delacorte, 1976.

MacDonnell, J. E. Wings Off the Sea. Sydney: Walter Standish, 1953.

Malliol, William. A Sense of Dark. New York: Atheneum, 1968.

Mason, F. Van Wyck, ed. American Men at Arms. Boston: Little, Brown, 1964. Excerpted novels.

McAleer, John, and Billy Dickson. Unit Pride. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1981.

McCallister, David. Sabres Over Brandywine. New York: Hesperian House, 1961.

McDowell, Edwin. To Keep Our Honor Clean. New York: Vanguard, 1980.

McKenna, Lindsay. Dawn of Valor. New York: Silhouette, 1991.

Meador, D. J. Unforgotten: A Novel of the Korean War. Gretna, LA: Pelican, 1999.

Meader, Stephen W. Sabre Pilot. New York: Harcourt, 1956. [Young adult book]

Michener, James. The Bridges at Toko-Ri. New York: Random House, 1953.  [paperback]

Millar, Ward M. The Valley of the Shadow. New York: David McKay, 1955.

Oden, Kenneth L. Yeah, Brave Coward. Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1959

Peacock, Jere. Valhalla. New York: Putnam’s, 1961.

_____. To Drill and Die. New York: Bantam, 1964.

Pearl, Jack. Stockade. New York: Trident, 1965.

Peters, Ralph. The Perfect Soldier. New York: Pocket Books, 1995.  [audio]

Philpot, Van B., Jr. Battalion Medics: A Novel of the Korean War. New York; Exposition, 1955. 

Pollard, Freeman. Seeds of Turmoil. New York: Exposition Press, 1959.

Pollini, Francis. Night. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1961.

Potok, Chaim. I Am the Clay. New York: Knopf, 1992.  [paperback]

_____. The Book of Lights. New York: Knopf, 1981.  [paperback]

Rosenbaum, Ray. Eagles: Book Four of the Wings of War. Novato, CA: Lyford Books, 1996.

Ross, Glen. The Last Campaign. New York: Harper, 1962.

Sack, John. From Here to Shimbashi. New York: Harper, 1955.

Salter, James. The Hunters. New York: Harper, 1956. Revised edition, Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, 1997.   [paperback] 

Sayers, Dick. No Victory, No Sting. New York: Pittsboro, NC: Town House, 1992.

Scanlan, John. Davis. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1969.

Scott, Robert L. Look of the Eagle. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1956.

Sellers, Con. Brothers in Battle. New York: Pocket Books, 1989.  [Pen name, see also Robert Crane.]

Sheldon, Walt. Troubling of a Star. Philadelphia: Lippincot, 1953.

Sher, Aubrey.  Knights in Shining Armor: In Love and War.  1stBooks Library, 2003. [paperback]

Sidney, George. For the Love of Dying. New York: Morrow, 1969.

Simmons, Edwin Hoskins. Dog Company Six. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2000. [hardback]

Singer, Howard. Wake Me When It's Over. New York: Putnam, 1959.

Skomra, Fred. Behind the Bamboo Curtain. New York: Greenwich, 1957.

Slaughter, Frank G. Sword and Scalpel. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1957.

Stout, Mira. One Thousand Chestnut Trees: A Novel of Korea. New York: Putnam, 1998.

Thorin, Duane. A Ride to Panmunjom. Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1956.

Tibbets, Albert B., ed. American Heroes All: Stories of Our Servicemen in Action in the Wars of the United States from the American Revolution to Korea. Boston: Little, Brown, 1966.

_____. Courage in Korea: Stories of the Korean War. Boston: Little, Brown, 1960.

Thwaits, F. J. The Dark Abyss. Sydney: H. John Edwards, 1951; London: Harcourt, 1955.

Toperoff, Sam. Porcupine Man. New York: Saturday Review Press, 1973.

Voorhees, Melvin B. Korean Tales. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1952.

_____. Show Me a Hero. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954.

Walker, Wilbert L. Stalemate at Panmunjon. Baltimore: Heritage, 1980.    [hardback]

Yablinsky, Edward H. Three Flags East. New York: Pageant Press, 1967.

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