China and North Korea: General MacArthur is Vindicated
Posted on Sunday, March 31, 2013 11:00:51 AM by Amerisraelhere
And President Truman has been proven wrong.
But with regard to his handling of the illegal Chinese military involvement and attack against U.S. and allied troops in Korea, Truman was flat out wrong.
The following is from the fourth chapter entiltled “Korea” in the book written by General Douglas MacArthur- “Revitalizing A Nation”:
["While I was not consulted prior to the President's decision to intervene in support of the Republic of Korea, that decision, from a military standpoint, proved a sound one, as we hurled back the invader and decimated his forces.
This created a new war and an entirely new situation–a situation not contemplated when our forces were committed against the North Korean invaders–a situation which called for new decisions in the diplomatic sphere to permit the realistic adjustment of military strategy.
While no man in his right mind would advocate sending our ground forces into continental China and such was never given a thought, the new situation did………….