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Links

The Korean War National Museum
www.kwnm.org
On the Web site of the Korean War National Museum, browse photographs of the conflict and find resources for historical research.


Modern Flight Gallery
www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/exhibits/modernflight/index.asp
Find fact sheets and photographs of the F-86 Sabre, MiG-15, and other key aircraft used in the Korean War on this page from the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.


Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office
www.dtic.mil/dpmo
The Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office oversees recovery efforts for U.S. service personnel who have been reported missing from or since World War II. On its Web site, find information for family members, view overviews of the recovery process, browse links to archival research projects, and more.


Korean War Project Casualty Databases
www.koreanwar.org/html/korean_war_databases.html
The Korean War Project offers a searchable online database of Korean War casualties, MIAs, and POWs.


The MiG Company
www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/Aerospace/Mig/Aero61.htm
Read a brief history of the Mikoyan-Gurevich aircraft company, the Russian designers of the legendary MiG-15.


Long-Lost Korean War Pilot to Get Military Burial
www.cnn.com/2005/US/03/03/missing.pilot/index.html
In this article from CNN.com, read about the recovery of the remains of Air Force Capt. Troy Gordon Cope, found at a crash site in China more than 50 years after the Korean War pilot went missing.


Books

Sabres Over MiG Alley: The F-86 and the Battle for Air Superiority in Korea
by Kenneth Werrell. U.S. Naval Institute Press, 2005.

A MiG-15 to Freedom: Memoir of the Wartime North Korean Defector Who First Delivered the Secret Fighter Jet to the Americans in 1953
by No Kum-Sok and J. Roger Osterholm. McFarland Press, 2007.

Soviet MiG-15 Aces of the Korean War
by Leonid Krylov and Yuriy Tepsurkaev. Osprey Publishing, 2008.

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