Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur

Born: January 26, 1880

Died: April 5, 1964

Nationality: American

Occupation: General

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: Remarks at the Surrender Ceremonies (2 Sept. 1945). Original: "A better world shall emerge out of the blood and carnage - a world founded upon faith and understanding". As quoted in: General MacArthur Speeches and Reports 1908-1964, 2000, p. 136
Source/Notes: As quoted in: General MacArthur Speeches and Reports 1908-1964, p. 249
Douglas MacArthur

“Americans never quit.”

- Douglas MacArthur

Source/Notes: As quoted in "Douglas MacArthur: What Greater Honor", Janet Benge, Geoff Benge, YWAM Publishing, 2004, p. 83

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Source/Notes: Outskirts of Seoul, 21 Sept. 1950. As quoted in: United States Marines, Thomas A. Siefring, Hamlyn, 1979, p. 164

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