GENERAL MACARTHUR ~ BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1880

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Macarthur

General Douglas MacArthur  was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during
the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War ll. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines Campaign. He was one
of only five men ever to rise to the rank of five-star general in the U.S. Army, and the 
only man ever to become a field marshal in the Philippine Army. MacArthur died on 
April 5, 1964 of liver disease. He was 84 years old.

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          General MacArthur(center)returning to the Philippines as he had promised

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