Official Histories – Korean War Australia in the Korean War 1950-53

Professor Robert O'Neill was appointed the Official Historian for the Korean War series of two volumes which were published jointly by the Australian War Memorial and the Australian Government Publishing Service in 1981 and 1985.

Volume 1

Robert O'Neill. Strategy and Diplomacy. The Australian War Memorial and The Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1981

Tells the story of Australia's participation in the Korean war at the political and strategic level.

Volume 2

Robert O'Neill. Combat Operations. The Australian War Memorial and The Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1985

Describes the war experiences of the RAN, Australian Army and RAAF.

Accessing the Official Histories of the Korean War

Volumes of the Official History of the Korean War are kept on site at the Memorial. Along with many other items from our collection, the Official Histories can be accessed by visiting the Reading Room.

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