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Douglas MacArthur

  1. 1. DOUGLAS MACARTHUR Carl ClouseWednesday, March 20, 13
  2. 2. • Born on January 26, 1880 • Was an American general and field marshall for the Philippine Army • Had a prominent role in the Pacific TheaterWednesday, March 20, 13
  3. 3. • Commanded the Southwest pacific in WWII 1939-1945.• Used “island hopping” as a tactic against the Japanese.• Received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines Campaign (1941-1942).Wednesday, March 20, 13
  4. 4. • “I shall return” • MacArthur’s troops made another attempt to free the Philippines from Japanese control, they were successful. • 62,000 Allies died while 350,000 Japanese perished.Wednesday, March 20, 13
  5. 5. After the War • After the war ended, Douglas was seen to the American Public as a hero. • After returning, there were parades and many Americans celebrating our victory. • The people even wanted him to run for president.Wednesday, March 20, 13
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  7. 7. CITATIONS http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MA03/holmgren/ papers/macarthur.html http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/ douglas_macarthur.htm http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/1900s/a/ World-War-Ii-General-Douglas-Macarthur.htm http://www.netplaces.com/world-war-ii/the- military-leaders/douglas-macarthur.htmWednesday, March 20, 13

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