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President Truman and General MacArthur

69-1199 (untitled)
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5x7 inches (13x18 cm)
HST Keywords
Truman - Dignitaries - Military; MacArthur, Douglas - Truman with; Truman - Trips - Wake Island - 1950; Wake Island; Korean War - Wake Island Meeting

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President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur held a shirt-sleeve conference at Wake Island on Communist aggression in the Far East, the Korean War, and world peace. In this photo, the two meet face to face for the first time.

October 14, 1950