. 68 years ago, President Harry Truman relieved GEN Douglas MacArthur of command of U.S. forces in Korea. Truman, committed to a limited war, rejected MacArthur's
request to bomb communist China. Truman replaced MacArthur with GEN Ridgway on 11 April 1951. Learn more about MacArthur & Ridgway in #AUPFilms
LTG Matthew Ridgway, MG Doyle Hickey, and GEN Douglas MacArthur, Commander in Chief of United Nations Forces in Korea, in a jeep at a command post, Yang Yang, Korea, approximately 15 miles north of the 38th parallel, 3 April 1951.