9 Apr 1951
  • US President Harry Truman decided to relieve Douglas MacArthur of his duties. The order would not go to the Joint Chiefs of Staff until the next day. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 9 Apr 1951
M115 howitzer and crew of US 17th Field Artillery Battalion, north of Chunchon, Korea, 9 Apr 1951

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