The Truman-MacArthur Controversy: a Study in Political-Military Relations.
ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS
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The purpose of the paper is to determine the political-military relationship between the Truman Administration and General of the Army Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War. Particular attention is directed to those factors resulting in the relief of General MacArthur in April 1951. The study was conducted through the medium of library research to include a search of the official documents on this subject at the Harry S. Truman Library and the use of a draft manuscript on the subject from the Office of the Chief of Military History, U. S. Army.
- Government and Political Science