Context: Douglas MacArthur, the general directing US Army forces in Korea, was removed from command in 1951 after publicly contradicting the Truman administration’s policies. MacArthur was replaced by general Matthew Ridgway.
- Text on axe: Ridgway
- Caption at bottom: The executioner changes his axe handle.
Efimov, Boris. Cartoon. 20 May 1951: 16. Krokodil Digital Archive. Web. 21 Apr. 2018