Sunday, January 26, 2014
American Caesar: Happy Birthday To General Douglas MacArthur
As Biography.com notes, today is General Douglas MacArthur's Birthday.
General Douglas McArthur was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on January 26, 1880. After graduating from West Point in 1903, he fought in World War I, and in World War II was the commander of Allied forces in the Pacific. When he criticized President Harry Truman's handling of the Korean War, he was relieved of his command. MacArthur died on April 5, 1964, and was buried in Norfolk, Virginia.
You can read the rest of the piece and watch a short video via the below link:
You can learn more about General MacArthur by reading William Manchester's American Caesar.