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Korean Climate

Mean Temp 12.9°C  55.22°F at Taegu      

Heavy Overcast

1950 Pacific Typhoon Season

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


Overview

May 20, 1950 (Saturday)

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"No Longer a Dream."
The Pittsburgh Courier's reaction to the services' agreements with the Fahy Committee

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Amphibious Group 1, under Admiral Doyle sailed for Japan today in response to MacArthur's request that his Eighth Army troop be trained in amphibious techniques.

Designated Task Force 90 it consisted of the command ship USS Mount McKinley (AGC 7), the assault transport Cavalier (APA 37), the assault cargo ship Union (AKA 106), the tank landing ship LST 611, and the fleet tug Arikara (ATF 72).

TASK FORCE 90. Amphibious Force, Far East. Rear Admiral James. Henry Doyle, USN
Mount McKinley (AGC-7), Flagship 1 Amphibious Command Ship
Cavalier (APA-37) 1 Amphibious transport
Union (AKA-106) 1 Amphibious Cargo Ship
LST 611 1 Landing Ship Tank
Arikara (ATF-98) 1 Fleet Tug

 

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AGC-7 USS Mount McKinley

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APA-37 USS Cavalier

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AKA-106 USS Union

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LST-611 USS Crook County

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ATF-72 USS Arikara

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Notes for Saturday May 20, 1950