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2016-06-11 10:52:24
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MacArthur was removed from his command in the Korean War because he disagreed with President Truman on how the war should be conducted.


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Harry Truman removed MacArthur from his Korean command in April 11, 1951.

MacArthur was willing to invade Red China if it entered the war; and use atomic weapons to defeat them. Truman relieved MacArthur of command.

Truman removed General MacArthur from command due to a disagreement between them over the use of Nuclear Weapons on China after China attacked the UN Army in North Korea. The debate became too public and Truman had to assert his position as Commander in Chief.

American forces were under the command of GeneralDouglas MacArthur.

American forces were under the command of General Douglas MacArthur.

General Douglas MacArthur was no longer in the military when the Vietnam War began. President Truman relieved him of Command during the Korean War on April 10, 1951.

Douglas MacArthur until he was relieved of command by President Truman and replaced by Matthew Ridgway .

WWI, WWII, and Korea. The Korean War was his last war; and he was relieved of command during this conflict.

He was fired by President Truman because MacArthur was overriding Truman's war decisions.

Initally it was General Douglas MacArthur and later General Matthew Ridgeway.

North & South Korea were NOT at war with each other prior to June 1950. When war erupted, President Truman placed MacArthur in command of forces in South Korea.

General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) led US forces in the Pacific in World War II, and again as UN commander in the Korean War (1950-1953), until he was relieved of command by President Truman in 1951.

General MacArthur was Commander in Chief of UN Forces in the Korean War. He is thought to be responsible for the continued existence of South Korea.

General Douglas MacArthur is the military commander who had been relieved of his command by President Truman during the Korean War, but who still had substantial support in the US public.

No, General MacArthur fought in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. In 1951, President Harry Truman discharged MacArthur for disrespecting him (Truman) and other superiors in charge of the Korean conflict.

Korean front This dude says Korean front when MacArthur was fighting in the pacific against Japan... MacArthur did play a part in Korea but that was during the Korean War not World War 2. So the Japanese front

General MacArthur did not approve the way President Truman was running the Korean war.

The United States was losing public support for the Korean war so Truman and his advisors decided to work for a negotiated peace. MacArthur disagreed. The general believed that America's future lay in Asia, not Europe. In an inflammatory letter to the House minority leader, Republican Joseph J. Martin, he denounced the Korean stalemate, declaring "There is no substitute for victory". His strategy backfired and on April 11 Truman relieved MacArthur of his command, accusing him of insubordination.

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