Major Allison is head of the Oral History Unit, Marine Corps History and Museum Division, Quantico, Virginia.

Articles by Fred H. Allison

PHOTOS COURTESY OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL JOHN S. PERRIN, U.S. MARINE CORPS (RETIRED)

Perfecting Close Air Support in Korea

By Major Fred H. Allison, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
April 2006
In the late summer of 1950, the U.S. Army twice called on Marine Corsairs and Leatherneck infantrymen to reverse North Korean offensives and save the Pusan Perimeter.