President Truman orders U.S. forces to Korea

June 27, 1950 On June 27, 1950, President Harry S. Truman announces that he is ordering U.S. air and naval forces to South Korea to aid the democratic nation in repulsing an invasion by communist North Korea. The United States was undertaking the major military operation, he explained, to enforce a United Nations resolution calling for an end to hostilities,Continue reading “President Truman orders U.S. forces to Korea”