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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
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Douglas MacArthur when he returned with Allied troops to liberate the country.
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By firing MacArthur in April 1951, President Truman began to enforce polite society's wisdom on the military.
The heart of the book is his command of Allied forces in the Philippines, which ended in a disaster from which MacArthur escaped almost unscathed to reemerge later as supreme commander of the Southwest Pacific Area.
Perry's MacArthur is described as indisputably one of the most accomplished generals of the Second World War: bold, incisive, and brave.
From the defense of Australia and Port Moresby to the New Guinea offensive, and on to the recapture of the Philippines, Perry shows MacArthur at his best--waging a war of maneuver where possible that integrated all aspects of military power to achieve relatively economical (in terms of human costs) victories.
Other than birthing and rearing him, Momma MacArthur, Mary Pinkney Hardy MacArthur, assumed a very involved role in her son's life.
At the time of Pearl Flarbor, MacArthur "knew" aircraft could not sink battleships, just as FDR did.
Many leaders in the West and the rest of Asia wanted to try Emperor Hirohito [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1901-89) as a war criminal, but MacArthur realized that keeping the emperor on the throne would enhance social stability.
After settling MacArthur, USF&G submitted reinsurance claims to American Re and ECRA that were based on the $100,000 retention amount in the 1956-62 treaty.
MacArthur has always been interested in the law and has told pals he wants to pen a book on the subject.