29 Sep 1948

United States
  • Vi Kyuin "Wellington" Koo received a cable from US President Harry Truman expressing US support for China, which had just suffered a major defeat at the hands of the communists during the Chinese Civil War. ww2dbase [Wellington Koo | CPC]

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"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

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