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    Douglas MacArthur, the son of the high-ranking military figure, Arthur MacArthur, was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on 26th January, 1880. Although previously a poor scholar, in 1903 MacArthur graduated first in his 93-man class, at West Point Military Academy. Commissioned in the Corps of the Engineers, MacArthur was sent by the United States Army to the Philippines and by 1904 had been promoted to the rank of first lieutenant. Later that year he joined his father who was serving in Far East

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    Douglas Macarthur once famously quoted “And through all this welter of change and development, your mission remains fixed, determined, inviolable: it is to win our wars” (Macarthur) this was part of Macarthur’s speech “Duty, Honor, Country” (Macarthur) This kept the same message that west point strived to teach their soldiers. He was a man who was raised in military family with a father who was a well known general. Macarthur was an American five star general and field marshal of the Philippians

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    Douglas MacArthur was one of the most famous American Generals. He commanded troops in the Southwest Pacific during World War II (1939-1945). He also commanded the successful occupation of Japan after the war, and was in charge of the United Nations forces during the Korean War(“Douglas MacArthur Biography”). MacArthur was talented, outspoken, and in the eyes of many, egotistical. Douglas MacArthur was one of the most influential generals in United States history. Douglas MacArthur was born on January

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    usurps both the mantle and popularity that the cowboys of the west once held. In 1880, this temperament was adopted by Douglas MacArthur, a man who would harness his potential and quickly establish himself as an extraordinarily influential individual, whose popularity and prestige rivaled that of the President of the United States. Unlike numerous success stories, Douglas MacArthur was not a flash in the pan. His success did not magically appear to him, but instead, his career and achievements reflected

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    MacArthur's family call him a coward when he was a hero? While MacArthur was a hero for not giving up and becoming famous for a quote and how he did not follow Franklin Roosevelt's orders. During the war between Japan and America on December, 8, 1941. A man by the name of Douglas MacArthur, was with his men in the Battle of Bataan but sooner or later he stationed himself in a underground tunnel built by Army Corps used as storage, but MacArthur and his troops used it as a bomb shelter and armory during

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    General Douglas MacArthur served as supreme commanding officer of Allied Forces in the Pacific Island in the year of 1939 through 1945. He accomplished an outstanding job during the Korean War in June 1950 that he repelled the North Korean Soldiers to South Korea, in which resulted them to step back toward the North Korean Border. In his earlier years from the year of 1919 to 1922, Douglas MacArthur served as a superintendent in the Academy of West Point New York. In 1930, General Douglas MacArthur

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    General Douglas MacArthur General Douglas MacArthur is one of the United States' most popular and accomplished generals. He is mostly known for being the commander of all Allied forces in the Pacific theater during World War II. His life was a spectacular rise and tragic fall. He was one of the United States' greatest leaders of all time. He lived his entire life living by the West Point code of Duty, Honor, and Country. Douglas Macarthur was born on January 26th, 1880 in Little Rock, Arkansas

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    Douglas MacArthur is a true war hero. He risked his life to defend both his and our country. Douglas MacArthur had many bad experiences in his past; his older brother, Malcolm had died of measles when Douglas was a young boy. He had a choice: don’t serve the country, you’ll live and stay out of harm’s way (for the most part) or serve the country and put your life on the line, you might die, but think of the positive: you might live! MacArthur chose to serve the country and was one of our many war

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    history, Douglas MacArthur was a key general throughout World War II. He was a important figure in history because he was famously in command of the allied forces in defending the Philippines, he was the leader of the United Nations forces in the Korean War defending South Korea from the communist North, and he was a war hero even after he was no longer in the military inhis later years. And that is why I think General Douglas MacArthur is an important part of American History. Douglas Macarthur was born

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    In May of 1962, General Douglas MacArthur gave his gratitude to the United States Military Academy at West Point for his military service and for his acceptance of the Thayer Award. The speech was a key time for MacArthur to leave his legacy. With his speech “Duty, Honor, Country,” MacArthur shared his beliefs that one should follow the the words duty, honor, and country, because they helped him succeed throughout life and his military life. MacArthur thought that if the cadets heard of how he became

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