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Arthur MacArthur, the son of General Douglas MacArthur, and Prince Akihito, the son of Emperor Hirohito, meet at a Tokyo swim meet.

Lt Gen Arthur MacArthur, Jr was the father of Gen Douglas MacArthur of WW2 fame. In addition to their both being promoted to the rank of general officer, Arthur MacArthur, Jr. and Douglas MacArthur also share the distinction of having been the first father and son to each be awarded a Medal of Honor. When MacArthur retired in 1909, he was one of the last officers on active duty in the Army who had served in the Civil War.

Major General Jonathan Wainwright (left) is shown with General Douglas MacArthur, in this Library of Congress Photo. Wainwright took over command when MacArthur was ordered to Australia.

GENERAL MACARTHUR INSPECTS KOREAN WAR FRONT: General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Commander in-Chief, Far East Command, on an inspection tour of the South Korean Forces after the surprise attack by the North Koreans.

General Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines with the US landing at Leyte, October 1944 (photo)

Arthur MacArthur, center, son of Allied Supreme Commander in Japan, General Douglas MacArthur, salutes a military parade past the Imperial Palace Plaza in Tokyo, Japan, during 4th of July celebrations, on July 7, 1948. Standing next to him is his mother, Mrs. Jean MacArthur. (AP Photo) Ref #: PA.8673858

Arthur Macarthur was a brave teenaged officer in the Civil War. He won the Medal of Honor at 18, and was a Lt. Col by the age of 19. Years later his son, Douglas MacArthur, would also win the Medal of Honor - making them one of only two Father-Son recipients of the Medal of Honor.

General Douglas MacArthur reuniting for the very last time with former President Sergio Osmeña in July, 1961.

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1951 Press Photo of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. (L)

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General Douglas MacArthur and staff walk up a hill to see over the...

General Douglas MacArthur and staff walk up a hill to see over the front line during the Korean war, 1950.

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American General Douglas MacArthur on board ship.

circa 1945: American General Douglas MacArthur (1880 - 1964) on board ship. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)

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Lt. Gen in Korea Walton H. Walker walking with Douglas MacArthur.

Lt. Gen in Korea Walton H. Walker walking with Douglas MacArthur. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

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