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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General MacArthur had his foibles and idiosyncrasies.
The military government of the Philippines was replaced by a civilian administration in July 1901, and Major General MacArthur, LTC Crowder, and other military administrators left the islands for the United States.
The problem basically is theological and involves a spiritual recrudescence and improvement of human character that will synchronize with our almost matchless advances in science, art, literature and all the material and cultural developments of the past 2000 years," General MacArthur said.
Men, women and children picked through the debris in the quiet fishing town of General MacArthur looking for materials to salvage from their splintered wooden houses.
General MacArthur, former Chief of Staff of the US Army and then senior military advisor to the Philippine Government, was brought back into active service in 1941 and made Commander U.
15) Each year, the Army selects approximately six Army Reserve Captains as the best company-grade leaders to receive the General MacArthur Leadership Award.
In my opinion, 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,' as General MacArthur so delicately put it," the New York Times quoted Gates as telling the army cadets here on Friday.
Clearly, General MacArthur trusted Lt Gen George Kenney, the senior Airman in the Pacific during World War II.
The command ship of the armada was the Mount McKinley, the captain of which ceded his own cabin to General MacArthur.
Like General MacArthur, who defied President Harry S Truman to expand the Korean war into China bringing on his own fall, McChrystal has been brought down by his own hubris.
in the Philippines prior to the attack at Pearl Harbor, their subsequent evacuation into the hills and their role in establishing an intelligence network with General MacArthur.
General MacArthur, then superintendent at West Point, was speaking of officer athletes attending the Academy, but his message certainly applies elsewhere.
Always remember what happened to the Bonus Army in 1932 when General MacArthur led federal troops that used tear gas to forcibly evict the bonus army from their huts along the Anacostia River.
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