Truman vs. MacArthur

On June 25, 1950, the North Korean army streamed across the 38th parallel attacking the poorly equipped Republic of Korea (ROK) soldiers, driving them southward. ¬†With the backing of the United Nations Security Council, President Harry S. Truman ordered General Douglas MacArthur to send ¬†members of the 8th United States army, then on occupation duty … Continue reading Truman vs. MacArthur