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Douglas mac arthur

  1. 1. DOUGLAS MACARTHUR By Corey Gibson "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 MacArthurTuesday, March 12, 13
  2. 2. COMMANDER OF THE PACIFIC.Tuesday, March 12, 13
  3. 3. FACTS • Born in 1880 Died in 1964. • Was born in little rock Arkansas. • There was nothing bland about him. He was Born into the Military. His father was a Captain of an Infantry that was assigned to protect civilians and railroaders from “Menaces”(Indians).Tuesday, March 12, 13
  4. 4. CALL OF DUTY • In july 1941 MacArthur was recalled to active duty and became “Commander MacArthur”. • Japan invaded Philippines and pushed out MacArthur he launched many offensives. • In 1945 Harry truman appointed MacArthur Supreme Allied Commander. Was placed in charge of the formal surrender of Tokyo.Tuesday, March 12, 13
  5. 5. WWII • MacArthur was commander of the pacific and When Japan Attacked pearl harbor he took that as a devastating blow to his pride. • Along with MacArthur, Chester Nimitz(a naval commander of the pacific) wanted to seek revenge on Japan for the attack on their fleet.Tuesday, March 12, 13
  6. 6. RETIREMENT. • MacArthur returned to the US and settled to live the rest of his days in Washington D.C. • The people welcomed him back as a war hero. He happily lived the rest of his days and eventually died on april 5,1964 at age 84. • He was honored with a state funeral. He was buried at Douglas MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk Virginia.Tuesday, March 12, 13
  7. 7. DOUGLAS MACARTHURTuesday, March 12, 13
  8. 8. WORKS CITED • "Douglas MacArthur Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2013. • "Douglas MacArthur Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2013. "Douglas MacArthur (United States General)." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2013. • "Douglas MacArthur." Spartacus Educational. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2013.Tuesday, March 12, 13

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