Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

The Korean War and Its Origins

Documents

1945

May

Correspondence Between Frederick Brown Harris and Harry S. Truman
       May 8, 1945    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

August

Harry S. Truman to General William Donovan with Related Material
       August 25, 1945    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Memo, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman with Attachment
       September 14, 1945    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

War Department Incoming Classified Message
       September 18, 1945    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

War Department Incoming Classified Message
       September 28, 1945    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

October

War Department Incoming Classified Message
       October 1, 1945    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Syngman Rhee to Harry S. Truman With Related Material and Reply From Rose Conway
       October 17, 1945    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

1946

Memo, "How the Government of Korea Has Been Staffed"
       ca. 1946    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

February

Walter Treumann to Lieutenant Colonel G.B. Enders With Related Material
       February 23, 1946    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

May

Memo, Edwin Pauley to George C. Marshall
       ca. May, 1946    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Edwin Pauley to Justin Wolf and Dean Acheson
       ca. May, 1946    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Justin Wolf to Edwin Pauley
       May 11, 1946    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

August

Memo, John Snyder to Harry S. Truman
       August 2, 1946    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

James Forrestal to Harry S. Truman
       August 14, 1946    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

Memo, Matthew Connelly to Charlie Ross With Attachment and Related Material
       December 4, 1946    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

1947

January

"The Situation in Korea," Office of Reports and Estimates 5/1
       January 3, 1947    View (11 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Kim Koo to Harry S. Truman with Related Material
       January 13, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

War Department Incoming Classified Message
       January 17, 1947    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Memo, Frederick J. Lawton to Harry S. Truman with Attachment
       June 3, 1947    View (11 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

"Implementation of Soviet Objectives in Korea," Office of Reports and Estimates 62
       November 18, 1947    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

1948

April

"The Position of the United States With Respect to Korea," National Security Council Report 8
       April 2, 1948    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

May

William Draper to Robert Lovett
       May 3, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Robert Lovett to William Draper
       May 19, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, E. A. J. Johnson to General Helmick
       May 25, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Kenneth Royall to George C. Marshall
       ca. June, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

George C. Marshall to Kenneth Royall
       June 23, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

August

Correspondence Between Frederick J. Lawton and Harry S. Truman with Attachment
       August 16, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Memo, Roberta Barrows to Matthew Connelly with Related Material
       September 23, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release
       September 24, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

October

"Prospects for Survival of the Republic of Korea," Office of Reports and Estimates 44-48
       October 28, 1948    View (17 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

Telegram, John J. Muccio to George Marshall
       November 19, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

William Draper to Charles Saltzman
       December 22, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

1949

January

Telegram, John Myun Chang to Harry S. Truman
       January 2, 1949    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Robert Lovett to Harry S. Truman
       January 3, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

February

Correspondence Between Syngman Rhee and Harry S. Truman, With Related Material
       February 7, 1949    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Communist Capabilities in South Korea," Office of Reports and Estimates 32-48
       February 21, 1949    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Consequences of U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Korea in Spring, 1949," Office of Reports and Estimates 3-49
       February 28, 1949    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

March

"The Position of the United States With Respect to Korea," National Security Council Report 8/1
       March 16, 1949    View (21 pages)    |    (PDF)

"The Position of the United States With Respect to Korea," National Security Council Report 8/2
       March 22, 1949    View (21 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Sidney Souers to National Security Council with Attachment
       March 23, 1949    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

April

Incoming Telegram to Dean Acheson
       April 17, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

May

Memo of Conversation, Dean Acheson and John Kee
       May 11, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

June

Memo, James Webb to Harry S. Truman with Attachment
       June 4, 1949    View (12 pages)    |    (PDF)

National Security Council Progress Report On the Implementation of National Security Council Report 8/2
       June 8, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo to Harry S. Truman with Attachment
       June 18, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Memo, Clark Clifford to Harry S. Truman
       July 8, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memo of Conversation
       July 11, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

National Security Council Progress Report On the Implementation of National Security Council Report 8/2
       July 19, 1949    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

S. 2319, "A Bill to Promote World Peace...by Providing Aid to the Republic of Korea"
       July 22, 1949    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

Stanley Woodward to Matthew Connelly
       December 29, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

1950

"The Truth About Korea"
       ca. 1950    View (16 pages)    |    (PDF)

Remarks by Dean Acheson Before the National Press Club
       ca. 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

January

Correspondence between Harry S. Truman and Douglas MacArthur
       ca. January, 1950    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo of Conversation
       January 28, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

February

National Security Council Progress Report On the Implementation of National Security Council Report 8/2
       February 10, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, James Webb to Harry S. Truman with Attachment
       February 15, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Army Department Teletype Conference
       ca. June, 1950    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes and Recommendations
       ca. June, 1950    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Army Department Teletype Conference
       June 25, 1950    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       June 25, 1950    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Army Department Teleype Conference
       June 25, 1950    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram Extract, John Foster Dulles and John Allison to Dean Acheson and Dean Rusk
       June 25, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

United Nations Security Council Resolution
       June 25, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Note Regarding Teleconference
       June 25, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Note by George Elsey Regarding General Douglas MacArthur
       June 25, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       June 26, 1950    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes and Memoranda Regarding Instructions to General MacArthur
       June 26, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Telephone Conversation With Senator Alexander Wiley
       June 26, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes Regarding Blair House Meetings
       June 26, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       June 26, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Notes Regarding Meeting With Congressional Leaders
       June 27, 1950    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo of Conversation
       June 27, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum From Charles Murphy to Matthew Connelly, Regarding Meeting Attendees
       June 27, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       June 27, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Overview of Korean Situtation
       June 28, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Joseph O'Mahoney and Harry S. Truman
       June 28, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Carolyn Aquino to Harry S. Truman
       June 28, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Minutes of 59th Meeting of the National Security Council
       June 28, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Transcription of Telegram, Alan Kirk to George Marshall
       June 29, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

William Hopkins to Charles Ross
       June 29, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Army Department Message, Joint Chiefs of Staff to Douglas MacArthur
       June 29, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, William J. Sebald to Dean Acheson
       June 30, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, William Sebald to Dean Acheson
       June 30, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Clark M. Clifford and Harry S. Truman
       June 30, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Joseph Albaum to Harry S. Truman
       June 30, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Press Release
       June 30, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Handwritten Note by Harry S. Truman
       June 30, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Army Department Message, Joint Chiefs of Staff to Douglas MacArthur
       July 1, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

James S. Lay to National Security Council, with attachment
       July 6, 1950    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Army Department Message
       July 10, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Ann and George Ash to Harry S. Truman
       July 12, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Dean Acheson to Paul Nitze
       July 12, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Harry I. Schwimmer and the White House
       July 12, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Mr. and Mrs. Wylie Akenson to Harry S. Truman
       July 12, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Niles W. Bond to Eben Ayers, With Attached Telegram
       July 14, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

John M. Chang to Harry S. Truman
       July 17, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       July 17, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       July 19, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Doulgas MacArthur to Harry S. Truman
       July 19, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department Opinion Summary
       July 24, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       July 24, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

National Security Council Report 76/1, "U.S. Courses of Action in the Event Soviet Forces Enter Korean Hostilities"
       July 25, 1950    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes Regarding National Security Council Meeting
       July 27, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       July 28, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Joint Chiefs of Staff to Douglas MacArthur
       July 31, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Joint Chiefs of Staff to Doulgas MacArthur
       July 31, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

August

Douglas MacArthur's Statement Regarding His Trip to Formosa
       August 1, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Mrs. Ronald Whitman, Jr., to Harry S. Truman with Reply From William D. Hassett
       August 4, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Report to the National Security Council 73/2, "The Position and Actions of the United States With Respect to Possible Further Soviet Moves in the Light of the Korean Situation"
       August 8, 1950    View (20 pages)    |    (PDF)

Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Ward to Harry S. Truman With Reply From William D. Hassett
       August 8, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Henry A. Wallace and Dean Acheson
       August 10, 1950    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, George F. Kennan to Dean Acheson
       August 23, 1950    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Warren R. Austin to Trygve Lie
       August 25, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes Regarding General MacArthur's Message on Formosa
       August 26, 1950    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum for the Record
       August 26, 1950    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo for File
       August 26, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Louis Johnson to Douglas MacArthur, With Attachment
       August 26, 1950    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Louis Johnson to Douglas MacArthur
       August 26, 1950    View (1 page)

Dean Acheson to James Webb
       August 27, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Messages Between Louis Johnson and Douglas MacArthur
       August 27, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between James E. Noland and Harry S. Truman
       August 29, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Anonymous Statement Regarding General Douglas MacArthur's Statement on Formosa
       ca. September, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

National Security Council Report 81, "United States Courses of Action With Respect to Korea"
       September 1, 1950    View (17 pages)    |    (PDF)

Army Department Message
       September 15, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Douglas MacArthur to the Joint Chiefs of Staff
       September 15, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Joint Chiefs of Staff to Douglas MacArthur
       September 16, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Douglas MacArthur to the Joint Chiefs of Staff
       September 16, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Joint Chiefs of Staff to Douglas MacArthur
       September 22, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Douglas MacArthur to Joint Chiefs of Staff
       September 23, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

George C. Marshall to Harry S. Truman, With Attached Directive to Commander of United Nations Forces in Korea
       September 27, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum for the President
       September 27, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Douglas MacArthur to Joint Chiefs of Staff
       September 28, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Douglas MacArthur to Joint Chiefs of Staff
       September 28, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Joint Chiefs of Staff to Douglas MacArthur
       September 29, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

George C. Marshall to Douglas MacArthur
       September 29, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Douglas MacArthur to Joint Chiefs of Staff
       September 30, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

October

Memo for File Regarding Events of August 26-29, 1950
       October 2, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Report, "Status of United Nations Offers of Assistance for Korea"
       October 6, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Joint Chiefs of Staff to Douglas MacArthur
       October 6, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes Regarding President Truman's Trip to Hawaii
       October 9, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Notes of Phone Conversation Between Dean Acheson and Thomas Finletter
       October 12, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes on the Wake Island Conference
       October 13, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Substance of Statements Made at Wake Island Conference"
       October 15, 1950    View (24 pages)    |    (PDF)

Douglas MacArthur to Harry S. Truman
       October 16, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

National Security Council Progress Report Regarding Psychological Warfare
       October 17, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum for the President, "World Reaction to the Wake Island Meeting"
       October 17, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between George W. Constable and Harry S. Truman
       October 18, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to Robert A. Lovett, With Attachments
       October 28, 1950    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Joint Chiefs of Staff to Douglas MacArthur
       October 29, 1950    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Douglas MacArthur to Harry S. Truman, with draft letter to MacArthur by George Elsey
       October 30, 1950    View (4 pages)

James S. Lay, Jr., to National Security Council, With Attachment
       October 31, 1950    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

Douglas MacArthur to the Joint Chiefs of Staff
       November 4, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conference Between Dean Acheson, Robert Lovett, and Dean Rusk
       November 6, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Report, National Security Council Policy on Korea
       November 6, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Douglas MacArthur to Department of the Army
       November 6, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Joint Chiefs of Staff to Douglas MacArthur
       November 6, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Report by the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Central Intelligence Agency
       November 9, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

"United States Courses of Action with Respect to Korea,", Report 81/2, James S. Lay, Jr. to National Security Council
       November 14, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

James S. Lay, Jr., to Senior National Security Council Staff, With Attachment
       November 15, 1950    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

James S. Lay, Jr., to Senior National Security Council Staff, With Attachment
       November 17, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes Regarding State Department Meeting
       November 21, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo of Conversation
       November 21, 1950    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Personal memo of Harry S. Truman
       November 25, 1950    View (5 pages)

Minutes of the National Security Council Meeting with Harry S. Truman
       November 28, 1950    View (22 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation Regarding National Security Council Meeting
       November 28, 1950    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

Memorandum Regarding Speech
       ca. December, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Minutes of Meeting with Congressional Leaders
       December 1, 1950    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       December 1, 1950    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       December 3, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., to George Elsey, with attachment
       December 4, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       December 5, 1950    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       December 6, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Communiqué
       December 8, 1950    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Minutes of National Security Council Meeting
       December 11, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Omar N. Bradley to George C. Marshall With Related Material
       December 12, 1950    View (11 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Report
       December 13, 1950    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

"United States Position Regarding a Cease-Fire in Korea," National Security Council Report #95
       December 13, 1950    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

James S. Lay, Jr. to National Security Council, with attachment
       December 15, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Department of State Outgoing Telegram
       December 15, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

1951

Draft Report Regarding General MacArthur's Message on Formosa
       ca. 1951    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

January

United Nations General Assembly Report of Group on Cease-Fire in Korea
       January 2, 1951    View (12 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Courses of Action Relative to Communist China and Korea," National Security Council Report 101
       January 12, 1951    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to Douglas MacArthur
       January 13, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

"United States Action to Counter Chinese Communist Aggression," National Security Council Report 101/1
       January 15, 1951    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

John B. Moullette to Clarence E. Moullette
       January 16, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Clarence E. Moullette to Dean Acheson
       January 19, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

February

Press Release, Speech of Representative Joseph W. Martin
       February 12, 1951    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Dean Acheson to Clarence E. Moulette
       February 23, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

March

Memorandum of Conversation
       ca. March, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Study, Courses of Action Relative to Communist China and Korea -- Anti-Communist Chinese
       March 14, 1951    View (17 pages)    |    (PDF)

Joint Chiefs of Staff to Douglas MacArthur, attached to copy of letter from Douglas MacArthur to Joe Martin
       March 20, 1951    View (2 pages)

Statement of General Douglas MacArthur
       March 25, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

April

Form Letter from Senator Hubert H. Humphrey
       ca. April, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Record of Phone Calls Regarding the Dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur
       ca. April, 1951    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Diary Entry of Harry S. Truman
       April 5, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Diary entries
       April 6, 1951    View (2 pages)

Harry S. Truman to Omar Bradley, with attachments
       April 7, 1951    View (6 pages)

Diary Entry of Harry S. Truman
       April 8, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

William D. Hassett to Dean Acheson, With Attachments
       April 9, 1951    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Diary Entry of Harry S. Truman
       April 9, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Diary Entry of Harry S. Truman
       April 10, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Lindsey Williams to Harry S. Truman
       April 11, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Senate Concurrent Resolution 21
       April 11, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Elisabeth Wood to Harry S. Truman
       April 11, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Dorothy Weir to Harry S. Truman
       April 11, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Harry S. Truman and Ike Skelton
       April 14, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Department of State, "Initial Foreign Reaction to General MacArthur's Dismissal"
       April 16, 1951    View (19 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Harry S. Truman, Harry Vaughan, and Leslie Skerry
       April 18, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Transcript of General Douglas MacArthur's Address to Congress
       April 19, 1951    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Statement Issued by the Pentagon
       April 19, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Harry S. Truman and Joe Tingle
       April 23, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, "The MacArthur Dismissal"
       April 28, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

May

Memo from Ken Hechler to George Elsey, With Attachment Regarding Quote of General Douglas MacArthur
       ca. May, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

George C. Marshall to Richard Russell
       May 1, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Matthew Connelly and Irving Plfaum
       May 3, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Department of State Daily Opinion Summary
       May 7, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo to Harry S. Truman: Tabulation of Pros and Cons
       May 8, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Department of State Daily Opinion Summary
       May 8, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Resolution submitted by Edwin C. Johnson to the Committee on Foreign Relations
       May 17, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

James T. Quirk to Elizabeth Quirk, with attachment
       May 30, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Notes and Memoranda Regarding Events of June 24-25, 1950
       ca. June, 1951    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes from June 30, 1950 Meeting in the Cabinet Room
       ca. June, 1951    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes Regarding President Truman's June 29, 1950 Meeting
       ca. June, 1951    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes and Memoranda Regarding President Truman's June 29, 1950 Press Conference
       ca. June, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Note Regarding June 29, 1950 Teleconference
       ca. June, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Note Regarding June 28, 1950 Message From Ambassador John Muccio
       ca. June, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Notes of June 30, 1950 Teleconference Between Generals MacArthur and Collins
       ca. June, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Note by George Elsey Along With Copy of June 30, 1950 Telegram from Douglas MacArthur to Walton Walker
       ca. June, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes Regarding June 26, 1950 Teleconference with General Douglas MacArthur
       ca. June, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Note Regarding United Nations Security Council Meeting of June 27, 1950
       ca. June, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memo Regarding Instructions to General Douglas MacArthur At the Outbreak of the Korean War
       ca. June, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Joseph McCarthy to Congress
       June 11, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation
       June 28, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

W.V. Myres to Harry S. Truman, With Reply From William Hassett
       June 29, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Note Regarding June 30, 1950 Teletype Conference
       ca. July, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

"Far East: An Armistice in Korea"
       July 11, 1951    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

August

Tom Goe to Harry S. Truman, With Reply From Joseph Short
       August 7, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

J.V.F. to Harry S. Truman
       August 7, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Omar Bradley to Walter Bedell Smith, With Attachment
       August 12, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Dean G. Acheson to George C. Marshall
       August 27, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

State Department, MacArthur Hearings Report by Fisher
       September 22, 1951    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department, MacArthur Hearings Report by Fisher, Part 2
       September 22, 1951    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department, MacArthur Hearings Report by Fisher, Part 4
       September 22, 1951    View (12 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department, MacArthur Hearings Report by Fisher, Conclusion
       September 22, 1951    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department, MacArthur Hearings Report by Fisher, Part 3
       September 22, 1951    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

Wallace Carroll to Gordon Gray
       December 28, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

1952

January

William D. Hassett to Robert Lovett
       January 4, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum For the Record, Paul C. Davis
       January 24, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Department of State, Office of Intelligence Research, Intelligence Report 5775
       January 30, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

February

Edmond Taylor to Mallory Browne, With Attachments
       February 19, 1952    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

March

Carol Stone to Harry S. Truman, With Reply From William Hassett
       March 13, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Mrs. Ray D. Stewart to Harry S. Truman, With Reply From William D. Hassett
       March 29, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

May

Donald S. McKinlay to Harry S. Truman, With Reply From William D. Hassett
       May 10, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Alfred Kohlberg to Harry S. Truman, With Related Material
       May 19, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Mr. and Mrs. Ellison to Harry S. Truman With Reply From William D. Hassett
       June 6, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Paul Douglas and Harry S. Truman, With Attachments
       June 12, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

William C. Foster to Harry S. Truman
       June 12, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

James T. Mayall to Harry S. Truman With Reply From William D. Hassett
       June 13, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Telegram, Ernest A. Gross to Dean G. Acheson
       September 26, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

October

Francis Case to Harry S. Truman With Reply From Robert A. Lovett
       October 1, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Chester Bowles to Dean G. Acheson
       October 2, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

Telegram, Warren Austin to Dean G. Acheson
       November 4, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram Warren Austin to Dean G. Acheson
       November 6, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram to Dean G. Acheson
       November 8, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram to Dean G. Acheson
       November 9, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram to Dean G. Acheson
       November 13, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram to Dean G. Acheson
       November 13, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram to Dean G. Acheson With Related Correspondence
       November 14, 1952    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram to Dean G. Acheson
       November 15, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram to Dean G. Acheson
       November 17, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Department of State Circular Telegram
       November 17, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

United Nations Press Release with Attachment
       November 19, 1952    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

1953

William Banning to Harry S. Truman
       ca. 1953    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

May

Repatriation of Korean Prisoners of War
       May 13, 1953    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Merritt B. Metzger to Harry S. Truman
       July 27, 1953    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)