Douglas MacArthur

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United States general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II


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20pm) at The Curragh, it is Wings Of Desire who is the market leader and he may be beaten by one of O'Brien's outsider Douglas Macarthur.
Of the other Ballydoyle runners, Capri will be helped by recent rain and has each-way claims while Douglas Macarthur did most of the donkey-work at Epsom and is entitled to finish a bit closer this time.
Padraig Beggy was a model of patience on Aidan O'Brien's 40-1 shot and had him anchored in rear as stablemates The Anvil and Douglas Macarthur set a blistering pace.
Here, Borneman chronicles the struggles not of the navy but of the US Army and in particular one of its most controversial generals, Douglas MacArthur, to gain victory against the forces of Imperial Japan.
The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur.
1951: President Truman relieved war hero General Douglas MacArthur of his command in the Far East in a row over Korea.
BORN BETTE Davis, US film actress, 1908, above GREGORY Peck, US film actor, 1916 SPENCER Tracey, US film actor, 1900 DIED ALLEN Ginsberg, US beat poet, 1997 CHARLTON Heston, US actor, 2008, above DOUGLAS MacArthur US general, 1964
The annual celebration commemorates the historic landing of General Douglas Macarthur in Leyte Gulf to recapture the Philippines from the Japanese.
Douglas MacArthur and Franklin Roosevelt first met in 1916 when both were involved in planning prewar mobilization for the Woodrow Wilson administration.
Jack Kenny's review of Mark Perry's book The Most Dangerous Man in America (September 8 issue) gave some perspectives of "America's Caesar" Douglas MacArthur and his relations with FDR and Truman, of which I was not aware.
THE TOPIC: To a generation of Americans steeped in the history and lore of World War II, Douglas MacArthur was a brash, vainglorious general who told the people of the Philippines he would return (he did), oversaw the rebuilding of Japan after the war (to great success), and never shied from the spotlight.
Military historian Alexander analyzes the origins and consequences of the final confrontation between General Douglas MacArthur and President Harry Truman in the early 1950s.
GENERAL Douglas MacArthur, the wartime Pacific commander, died yesterday.
Recently He portrayed Douglas MacArthur on film in Douglas MacArthur Return to Corregidor.
General Douglas MacArthur organized a constitution that retained the monarchy and relied on a parliamentary form of government.