Removing MacArthur


Formerly classified "Top Secret," this document is President Harry Truman's proposed order relieving Gen. Douglas MacArthur of his Korean War commands due to insubordination. Text adapted from “Truman’s Firing of General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War” in the November/December 2000 National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) publication Social Education.

National Archives, Harry S. Truman Library


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