Records of the State–War–Navy Coordinating Committee, Lot 52–M45, 091 Korea: Telegram

General of the Army Douglas MacArthur to the Joint Chiefs of Staff


CA 56514. Following recommendation has been received from ComGen USAFIK:2

“There is great pressure here to send Korean delegation to UNO convention in January with expenses paid by Koreans. Believe advantage in lift of morale of Korean people would justify the authorization and warrant use of air transport.”

As the subject matter exceeds my authority, request instructions upon which I can base a reply.

  1. Lt. Gen. John R. Hodge.