MacArthur

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Debates

  • Visiting Forces Agreement

    General MacArthur didn't have to say "I shall return" against the Japanese invaders but he did.

  • The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

    "Whoever said 'the pen is mightier than the sword' obviously never encountered automatic weapons " - General Douglas MacArthur. The phrase to me states that in times of war, negotiation is stronger then confrontation and conflict when it comes down to warring nations.

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  • Best military leaders of all time

    Douglas MacArthur 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., the first father and son to be awarded the medal. Army, and the only man ever to become a field marshal in the Philippine Army.Raised in a military family in the American Old West, MacArthur was valedictorian at the West Texas Military Academy, and First Captain at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he graduated top of the class of 1903.

  • Best Military Leader of All Time?

    Douglas MacArthur 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., the first father and son to be awarded the medal. Army, and the only man ever to become a field marshal in the Philippine Army.Raised in a military family in the American Old West, MacArthur was valedictorian at the West Texas Military Academy, and First Captain at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he graduated top of the class of 1903.

Forums

  • Douglas MacArthur

    "General Douglas MacArthur, who led the US occupation of Japan after the end of World War II, actively encouraged unionisation of the workforce, so as to guard against Japan's return to militarism. Coupled with extensive land reforms, this piece of social engineering helped relaunch Japan as a miracle economy." Discuss.: At 9/8/2011 12:48:33 PM, Indophile wrote: : "General Douglas MacArthur, who led the US occupation of Japan after the end of World War II, actively encouraged unionisation of the workforce, so as to guard against Japan's return to militarism.

  • Merry Christmas

    John MacArthur's Best of Christmas study explores that remarkable story from a range of biblical perspectives ..

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