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Douglas Macarthur, a Biography

Summary: Provides biographical detail on the life of American General Douglas MacArthur. Describes his early life, education and influences. Discusses his military career and examines why he is considered a great general.
"You shouldn't shrug your shoulders at Douglas MacArthur," states historian David McCullough. "There was nothing bland about him, nothing passive about him, nothing dull about him. There's no question about his patriotism, there's no question about his courage, and there's no question about his importance as one of the protagonists of the 20th century." General Douglas MacArthur was one of the greatest American generals of our time, and was a highly successful man for his entire life. Douglas MacArthur is today known for his excellence in education, brilliance in warfare, and the commander of the Allied Forces during World War Two.

Douglas MacArthur lived his entire life, from the `cradle to the grave', in the United States Army. MacArthur was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on January 26, 1880. He was the son of General Arthur MacArthur Jr. and Mary "Pinky" MacArthur. He spent his early years in...

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