Presentation on theme: "Trumans Approval Ratings MARINE LOSSES HEAVIER THAN TARAWA [Washington Post, p.1, 11 Dec. 1950] Casualties figures from the Chinese intervention will."— Presentation transcript:
Trumans Approval Ratings
MARINE LOSSES HEAVIER THAN TARAWA [Washington Post, p.1, 11 Dec. 1950] Casualties figures from the Chinese intervention will be hugewell above the bloodiest battles in the Second World War, and perhaps approaching 48,000 (excluding the 22,000 more men listed as non-battle casualties, most of them the victims of frostbite or frozen feet) [The Price, Time, 1 Jan. 1951]
Truman, Address to the American People, 15 December 1950 Here are the things we must do: First: we will continue to uphold the principles of the United Nations. Second: We must stand firm with our allies, who have shown their courage and their love of freedom. All of us will have to pay more taxes and do without things we like.