The relief of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur by President Harry S. Truman remains one of the most controversial and debated wartime command decisions made in the military history of the United States. By April 1951, Douglas MacArthur was at the peak of his game as a military leader.
Teska, David L.
"The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War, by H. W. Brands,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 70
, Article 23.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol70/iss3/23