15 Oct 1950
  • US President Truman and General MacArthur met at Wake Island. At its conclusion, Truman awarded MacArthur a fourth oak leaf cluster to his US Army Distinguished Service Medal. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The displaced persons camp at Landsberg in southern Germany was closed. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 15 Oct 1950
President Truman and General MacArthur at Wake Island, 15 Oct 1950

15 Oct 1950 Interactive Map

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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