General Douglas MacArthur General of the Army was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army who was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.
General MacArthur and the Emperor Hirohito in Tokyo September Just after insisting Hirohito to retain the throne as a symbol of continuity and cohesion for the people of Japan. Photography by Gaetano Faillace
31 Aug Lt General Jonathan Wainwright, the highest-ranking American POW of the war, is reunited with Gen Douglas MacArthur at the New Grand Hotel in Yokohama, Japan, after more than three years of brutal captivity by the Japanese.
Arthur Macarthur ::A brave teenaged officer in the Civil War. He won the Medal of Honor at and was a Lt. by the age of Years later his son, Douglas MacArthur, would also win the Medal of Honor - making them one of only two father-son recipients.
Douglas MacArthur (center) kept his famous promise, personally storming the beach at Lingayen Gulf on his way to retaking the Philippines in early (Accompanying him were, from left, Gen. Richard Sutherland and Col.
Douglas MacArthur at the front lines above Suwon, Korea, accompanied by Courtney Whtney, Matthew B. Ridgway, William B. Kean, and others (Jan. 28, 1951)