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General MacArthur and South Korean President Syngman Rhee

Cold War: American Leaders

General MacArthur and South Korean President Syngman Rhee

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After a successful military career in both World Wars, Gen. Douglas MacArthur commanded U.N. forces during the Korean War until his controversial dismissal by President Harry S. Truman in April 1951.

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