(TV Series documentary)
/ Himself - Ambassador to Japan, 1957-1961
3 Biographical Movies |
9 Print Biographies |
18 Portrayals |
2 Articles |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
Gen. Douglas MacArthur | General Dougals MacArthur | General Douglas MacArthur | General MacArthur
6' (1.83 m)
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[from radio broadcast to the US from the USS Missouri after accepting the Japanese surrender that ended World War II on September 2, 1945] Today the guns are silent. A great tragedy has ended. A great victory has been won. The skies no longer rain death--the seas bear only commerce--men everywhere walk upright in the sunlight. The entire world is quietly at peace . . . And in reporting this to ...
MacArthur promoted himself aggressively to get a Medal of Honor, even going so far as to recommend himself for one after a mission. Quite a few people feel that his Medal of Honor should never have been awarded for "Defense of the Philippines" because the Philippines fell to Japan, and because he did not personally see or engage in combat during the battle, instead being evacuated as soon as ...
Disraeli of the Chiefs of Staff