Heating Up In Korea – June 27, 1950
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As the hours ticked by, after the initial reports of a “we’re not playing around” invasion of South Korea by North Korea, President Truman authorized the use of Air Force and Naval units to assist the South Koreans in their attempted push-back of the invaders.
As the drama and the war were heating up, news organizations were clamoring for any updates, and reports were coming in at a rapid pace.
Here is a brief re-cap of the day’s activities as reported by CBS Radio on June 27, 1950.