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About Douglas MacArthur
Douglas MacArthur was a U.S. Army General and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was known for commanding the Allied forces in the Pacific theater during World War II.
He was the youngest of the three sons of Mary Pinkney and U.S. Army captain Arthur MacArthur, Jr. He was married twice to Louise Cromwell Brooks and Jean MacArthur.
He was the recipient of over 100 military decorations, including the Medal of Honor, two Purple Hearts, Air Medal, Bronze Star and 7 Silver Stars among others. He also received the French Légion d'honneur and Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath from Australia.
He was the only American to become a Field Marshall in the Philippine Army.
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Famous quotes by Douglas MacArthur
A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding.Douglas MacArthur
Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.Douglas MacArthur
Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it.Douglas MacArthur
Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.Douglas MacArthur
I am concerned for the security of our great Nation not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.Douglas MacArthur
I have known war as few men now living know it. It's very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes.Douglas MacArthur
I suppose, in a way, this has become part of my soul. It is a symbol of my life. Whatever I have done that really matters, I've done wearing it. When the time comes, it will be in this that I journey forth. What greater honor could come to an American, and a soldier?Douglas MacArthur
I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes.Douglas MacArthur
In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.Douglas MacArthur
In war there is no substitute for victory.Douglas MacArthur
In war, you win or lose, live or die - and the difference is just an eyelash.Douglas MacArthur
It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.Douglas MacArthur
It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear.Douglas MacArthur
Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye.Douglas MacArthur
One cannot wage war under present conditions without the support of public opinion, which is tremendously molded by the press and other forms of propaganda.Douglas MacArthur
Our country is now geared to an arms economy bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and an incessant propaganda of fear.Douglas MacArthur
Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency.Douglas MacArthur
The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.Douglas MacArthur
The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.Douglas MacArthur
They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them.Douglas MacArthur
Douglas MacArthur's Popularity
Douglas MacArthur was a famous American general, who was born on January 26, 1880. As a person born on this date, Douglas MacArthur is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (January 26) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1880).
People born on January 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Douglas MacArthur is the 138th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Douglas MacArthur's birthday, Douglas MacArthur is the 1257th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
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