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Douglas MacArthur


On came General Douglas MacArthur’s voice, broadcasting from the deck of the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  U.S. general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II; accepted the surrender of Japan and oversaw its occupation; commanded in Korea until Truman removed him (1880-1964)
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  • On came General Douglas MacArthur’s voice, broadcasting from the deck of the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • General Douglas MacArthur once warned the cadets of West Point that if they should become the first to allow the Long Gray Line to fail, "a million ghosts in olive drab, brown khaki, in blue and gray, would rise from their white crosses thundering those magic words, Duty, Honor, and Country."
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Through a press code and other measures, General Douglas MacArthur, the supreme commander of the occupying forces, had strictly prohibited dissemination of or agitation for any reports on the consequences of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings — including the consequence of a desire for peace — and the officials evidently thought that Tanimoto’s peace center might get the local governments in trouble.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • On December 7, hours after hearing the news from Hawaii, General Douglas MacArthur sat in the Philippines, stunned, seemingly unable to give a command to mobilize the largest fleet of warplanes in the South Pacific.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers

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  • It’s like linking Douglas MacArthur to a Mafia hit man.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • They were always comparing me to Douglas MacArthur and the Duke of Wellington because of my incredible military bearing.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • ’And instead of going out like a dignified guy that took a pratfall in a mudpuddle, everyone laughing at him, he goes out like Douglas MacArthur, saying old soldiers never die, they just fade away.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
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