Today In History- April 11

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MacArthur relieved of command in Korea.

  • Washington D.C., USA

In an amazing turn of events, on Apr. 11, 1951, General Douglas MacArthur was relieved of overall command in Korea.  The move, accomplished by President Harry Truman, was a result of constant disregard for his superiors, and when he criticized American foreign policy, Truman felt the need to take immediate action.