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Douglas MacArthur
  • Name: Douglas MacArthur
  • Born: 01/26/1880
  • Died: 04/05/1964 (84 years old)

General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880? 5 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines campaign, which made him and his father Arthur MacArthur Jr. the first father and son to be awarded the medal. He was one of only five to rise to the rank of General of the Army in the US Army, and the only one conferred the rank of field marshal in the Philippine Army.

Awards: Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, Army Distinguished Service Medal, Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Purple Heart, Complete list

Alias: Gaijin Shōgun (外人将軍), English: Foreign General, Dugout Doug, Big Chief

Birth Place: Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.

Death Place: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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