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Korean Climate

Mean Temp 28.6°C 83.48°F at Taegu    

Heavy Overcast

1950 Pacific Typhoon Season

Korea Temps - 1950-1953 - Station 143 (Daegu)


Overview

February 27, 1950 (Monday)

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Integration and the Marine Corps

Back on on 4 January the assistant commandant, Maj. Gen. Oliver P. Smith, had said , black units would be formed "in any area where there is an expressed interest" provided that the black population was large enough to support it."

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Roy Wilkins of the NAACP wrote SecDef Johnson today, objecting to the creation of another all-black Marine reserve unit in New York City. The Marine Corps justified it on the grounds that the choice of integrated or segregated units must be made by the local community "in accord with its cultural values."[18-8] [note]

NSC-64 issued.

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Notes for Monday February 27, 1950