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People of the Philippines: I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil — soil consecrated in the blood of our two peoples. We have come, dedicated and committed to the task of destroying every vestige of enemy control over your daily lives, and of restoring upon a foundation of indestructible strength, the liberties of your people.  - Douglas MacArthur
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"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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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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