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History project, dm pdf

  1. 1. DOUGLAS MACARTHUR (BRUCE WILLIS) By: Matthew KoenTuesday, March 26, 13
  2. 2. PICTURE SLIDETuesday, March 26, 13
  3. 3. EARLY LIFE Born into the military in Little Rock, Arkansas. Lived from 1880-1964. Moved to Washington D.C. and was re-located at the Texas military academy.Tuesday, March 26, 13
  4. 4. MILITARY CAREER General of the SouthWest Pacific in World War II. Commander of the New Guinea Campaign. After the war with Japan MacArthur lead the reconstruction of Japan into a leading industrial power.Tuesday, March 26, 13
  5. 5. ISLAND HOPPING This was a strategy used in WWII against the Japanese to seize critical islands to gain the upper hand. Iwo Jima and Okinawa MacArthur said to leave the other island to “Wither on the vine”.Tuesday, March 26, 13
  6. 6. KOREAN WAR North Vs. South Korea Allies feared the spread of Communism by the Soviets. UN crossed the 38th parallel in 1950.Tuesday, March 26, 13
  7. 7. MACARTHUR VS. TRUMAN Relieved of duty by Truman for making statements against the states policies. Truman and MacArthur did not see eye to eye. On April 11th, Truman made an announcement to the press that MacArthur was relieved of duty.Tuesday, March 26, 13
  8. 8. SOURCES CITED "Douglas MacArthur." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 20 Mar. 2013. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. "Douglas MacArthur Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 22 Mar. 2013. "Douglas MacArthur (United States General)." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 22 Mar. 2013.Tuesday, March 26, 13

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