General Douglas MacArthur in Korea (3 April 1951)

On 3 April 1951, US General Douglas MacArthur travels to a command post near the 38th parallel, the military demarcation between North and South Korea. Some days later, on 11 April, he would be relieved of his functions by US President Harry S. Truman following a disagreement between the US Administration and the General over the outcome of the conflict in Korea.

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Source: Lieutenant General Matthew Ridgway; Major General Doyle Hickey; and General Douglas MacArthur, Commander in Chief of United Nations Forces in Korea. Grig. Yang Yang, Korea: Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 03/04/1951. Black and White.
Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001., NWDNS. 111. SC. 365348. ARC Id. 531405.

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General Douglas MacArthur in Korea (3 April 1951)