19500723 0000 ap 23 July 1950

Korean_War Korean_War

Replying immediately, General MacArthur said that the 1st Provisional Marine Brigade, when it arrived on about 1 August, would be kept in Japan as GHQ Reserve,

"To be used in Korea only in event of a critical situation."

Meanwhile, he would train, outfit, and prepare the brigade for major amphibious operations in September. [09-22]