Quotes by Douglas MacArthur

About Douglas MacArthur:

Douglas MacArthur 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 men ever to rise to the rank of General of the Army in the US Army, and the only man ever to become a field marshal in the Philippine Army.

Author Bio

  • NameDouglas MacArthur
  • DescriptionAmerican general and field marshal
  • AliasesGeneral of the Army Douglas MacArthur
  • BornJanuary 26, 1880
  • DiedApril 5, 1964
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionOfficer; Engineer
  • AwardsCroix De Guerre 1914–1918; Medal Of Honor; Distinguished Service Cross; Navy Distinguished Service Medal; Silver Star; Distinguished Flying Cross; Air Medal; Philippine Campaign Medal; Mexican Service Medal; World War I Victory Medal; Army Of Occupation Of Germany Medal; American Defense Service Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal; World War II Victory Medal; Army Of Occupation Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Korean Service Medal; United Nations Korea Medal; Bronze Star Medal; Knight Grand Cross Of The Order Of The Bath; Grand Cross Of The Order Of The Crown; Purple Heart; Virtuti Militari