American Caesar, Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964 Topics for Discussion

William Manchester
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MacArthur preferred being a field soldier, but he accepted the position as superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Why did he take the position? What would have happened if he refused?

Why did MacArthur resign from active duty in the 1930? Why did he return to active duty?

How was MacArthur described by most people? Did the perception of MacArthur change over time?

MacArthur remained in Japan after the end of World War II. What were his accomplishments there?

What was Mac Arthur's goal in the Philippines? Did he have authority for what he did?

Did MacArthur have an interest in politics? If so, what?

What happened in Korea that resulted in MacArthur's recall?

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