Macarthur

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Macarthur

John. 1767--1834, Australian military officer, pastoralist, and entrepreneur, born in England. He established the breeding of merino sheep in Australia and was influential in founding the Australian wool industry

MacArthur

Douglas. 1880--1964, US general. During World War II he became commanding general of US armed forces in the Pacific (1944) and accepted the surrender of Japan, the Allied occupation of which he commanded (1945--51). He was commander in chief of United Nations forces in Korea (1950--51) until dismissed by President Truman