, Mark Twain wrote, sarcastically, that the United States of America had become a world power, ".
, engaged and defeated the resisting Philippine forces under Gen.
It begins with an account of Douglas Mac Arthur's father, Arthur MacArthur
, who rose through battlefield promotions to command a regiment during the Civil War while still a teenager, married a Southern belle and raised his children mostly in the Indian frontier's outposts, and culminated his career by defeating the Philippine insurgency in 1900.
losses were approximately 4,100 (75 percent from disease) and 3,000 wounded, but the overall fighting lasted until 1913 and engaged some of the most prominent military figures of the era, including Arthur MacArthur
, Douglas MacArthur's father, and John Pershing, U.
He was the son of General Arthur MacArthur
, a Civil War hero who had won the Congressional Medal of Honor at age 18 and later commanded U.
From his father, Arthur MacArthur
, a Civil War hero who rose to three-star rank, he also inherited a paranoia that made him suspicious of superiors--military and civilian--who he believed envied his abilities and tried to thwart his advancement.
The commanding general of US forces, General Arthur MacArthur
had to admit that regulation and toleration were, in fact, a reality.
General Arthur MacArthur
, the father of World War II General Douglas MacArthur, opened a company "canteen" while commanding Fort Selden, New Mexico, during the 1880s since his post was considered too small for a post trader.
The son of Army General Arthur MacArthur
, he spent more than 70 years serving in a variety of leadership positions, including Superintendent of West Point, Chief of Staff of the Army, Field Marshall of the Philippines, Supreme Allied Commander of the Pacific during World War II, Military Governor of Japan during its occupation, and as a presidential hopeful as well as public administrator and businessman.
In addition, the Infantry Library, now known as the Donovan Research Library, began in 1907 when General Arthur MacArthur
donated around 50 books to start the collection.
3) General Arthur MacArthur
(Civil War) and son General Douglas MacArthur (Vera Cruz Campaign, 1914-15).
Nieto del famoso juez Arthur MacArthur
, e hijo del general del mismo nombre, que comando la conquista de Manila en la guerra con Espana.