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Today In History- April 11


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MacArthur relieved of command in Korea.

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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.
  • Washington D.C., USA
  • 11 Apr 1951

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Created: January 24, 2008 · Modified: July 19, 2011

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