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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Douglas MacArthur and Franklin Roosevelt first met in 1916 when both were involved in planning prewar mobilization for the Woodrow Wilson administration.
He hated Douglas MacArthur and remembered him as the school bully in the American Military School he attended there.
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.
Gates, invoking Douglas MacArthur, opined that any future defense secretary who advises the president to again send a big American land army into Asia or into the Middle East or Africa should "have his head examined.
These include beautiful volumes of Japanese art, one of which was given to the Library in 1964 and had belonged to General Douglas MacArthur.
Douglas MacArthur was one of the most complex and fascinating figures in twentieth-century American public life.
Douglas MacArthur has been one of the more iconic and controversial figures in American military history.
The bill, which was approved by the House, would not make Thomas Paine Day a legal holiday, but rather a commemorative day along with Arkansas Bird Day, Jefferson Davis's Birthday and General Douglas MacArthur Day.
Douglas MacArthur is remembered as one of America's most outstanding five-star generals.
By the time Prime Minister John Curtin and General Douglas MacArthur realised this they could not resile from the propaganda that invasion was likely, which had allowed the introduction of conscription and other measures central to the war effort.
Truman's April 1951 firing of General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander, Far East.
More than 370 South Korean troops, including Marines, re-enacted the 1950 amphibious operation after organisers laid a wreath at the statue of its mastermind, US General Douglas MacArthur.
May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chrysler Foundation announced today the donation of $100,000 to the General Douglas MacArthur Foundation's 5 Star Campaign in Norfolk, Va.