Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Daily Appointments
of Harry S. Truman

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This Presidential Appointments Calendar is based upon the records contained in the
Matthew J. Connelly Files


Monday, June 26, 1950
   
8:00 am War in Korea [Public Papers: Statement by the President on the Violation of the 38th Parallel in Korea]
11:00 am (Secretary of Treasury John Snyder)
3:00 pm (Admiral Chester Nimitz)
(Admiral Raymond A. Spruance)
(Admiral Henry Hewitt)
(Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid)
(Admiral Dewitt C. Ramsey)
(Admiral Robert L. Dennison)
3:25 pm (Admiral Roscoe Hillenkoetter)
3:30 pm (Mr. Richard Burdge)
3:50 pm Honorable Dean Acheson - Secretary of State
Dr. John Myun Chang - The Ambassador of Korea
    On this date, President Truman ordered U.S. air and sea forces to aid South Korean Troops in resisting the Communist forces of North Korea which had invaded South Korea. See student research file Outbreak of the Korean War: Week of Decision: documents, photographs and more.


The creation of this online resource was made possible in part by funding from the William T. Kemper Foundation - Commerce Bank, Trustee.