Douglas Mac Arthurs Last Triumph

Dorschner, Jim
September 2005
Military History;Sep2005, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p30
Recalls the success of the amphibious warfare launched by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur in Korea in September 2005. Motive of North Korean premier Kim Il-Sung for launching a war against South Korea; Opposition and dissension faced by MacArthur in executing the Inchon military operation from early July 1950; Problem faced by the military general with selling the operation's viability; Factors that shaped the outcome of the military operation.


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