Douglas MacArthur Quote


Douglas MacArthur
Source/Notes:
"A Father's Prayer". As quoted in "General MacArthur: Wisdom and Visions", compiled by Edward T. Imparato, Turner Publishing Company, 2000, p. 158
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Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.  - Douglas MacArthur
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Born: January 26, 1880

Died: April 5, 1964 (aged 84)

Nationality: American

Occupation: General

Bio: General of the Army Douglas MacArthur was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army who was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines Campaign, which made him and his father Arthur MacArthur, Jr.

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