Douglas MacArthur in Manila, Philippines
|Allegiance|| United States of America
|Service/branch|| United States Army
|Rank|| General of the Army (U.S. Army)
Field Marshal (Philippine Army)
General Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 - April 5, 1964) was an American General who served in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. Twice forces under his command suffered large defeats..in the Philippines by the Japanese from December 1941 to April 1942..and at the Chosin Reservoir North Korea by the Chinese in November-December 1950. He was relieved from Command of UN Forces in Korea in April 1951 by President Harry S Truman He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1880 and died of primary biliary cirrhosis in Washington, D.C., in 1964.
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- "The Redacted Testimony That Fully Explains Why General MacArthur Was Fired". Smithsonian. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
- US Army Center of Military History, "Douglas MacArthur," citing Gardner, William Bell. (1983). Commanding Generals and Chiefs of Staff, 1775-1982; retrieved 2012-12-24.
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