MacArthur challenges Truman

MacArthur letter to Martin at 8:47

(Thursday, April 5, 1951) — U.S. House Minority Leader Joseph William Martin, Jr. today read the text of a letter he had received from U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, commander of the United Nations forces defending South Korea, dated March 20, 1951, criticizing the Truman administration’s handling of the Korean War.

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