Quote by: Douglas MacArthur

Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye.

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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