MacArthur fired by Truman, Ridgway takes over command

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MacArthur fired by Truman, Ridgway takes over command - MACARTHUR FIRED BY TRUMAN, RIDGWAY SUCCESSOR...
MACARTHUR FIRED BY TRUMAN, RIDGWAY SUCCESSOR Gen. Douglas MacArthur 'leftt appeared grim whiie Lt. Gen Matthew B. Ridgway (right) smiled at their recent meeting on the Korean front. Early Wednesday, President Truman fired General MacArthur as supreme commander in the Far East, and appointed General Ridgway to succeed him. A little later, Republican congressional leaders in Washington got MacArthur’s agreement to address a joint session of the senate and house. (AP Wirephoto.)

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  1. The Monroe News-Star,
  2. 12 Apr 1951, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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