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Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...History:On Dec. 15, 1944, the U.S. Senate approved the promotions of Henry H. Arnold, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur and George C. Marshall to the five-star rank of General of the Army and the nominations of William D. Leahy...

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Today in History

...make way for the new permanent headquarters of the United Nations.In 1950, President Harry S. Truman named Gen. Douglas MacArthur commander-in-chief of United Nations forces in Korea. (Truman ended up sacking MacArthur for insubordination...

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A Bishop's Perspective: Holding on to hope in the midst of sorrow

...that, as he drifted in and out of consciousness, he would have flashbacks of the war. l have a picture of Gen. Douglas MacArthur pinning an award to his chest. He lived a full life and I am blessed that he was a part of mine.And finally...

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...for the Philippines. In 1937 he became mill superintendent for Mindanao Mines in Surigao. In 1942, when Gen. Douglas MacArthur ordered U.S. troops in the Philippines to surrender, he resigned his commission as a second lieutenant and he...

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This Day in History

...on this day two years later. In 1941, the National Gallery of Art opened in Washington, D.C. In 1942, Gen. Douglas MacArthur arrived in Australia to become supreme commander of Allied forces in the southwest Pacific theater during World War...

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This Day in History

...fighting the Axis. In 1942, as Japanese forces continued to advance in the Pacific during World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur left the Philippines for Australia. (MacArthur, who subsequently vowed, "I shall return," kept that promise...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...for the Philippines. In 1937 he became mill superintendent for Mindanao Mines in Surigao. In 1942, when Gen. Douglas MacArthur ordered U.S. troops in the Philippines to surrender, he resigned his commission as a second lieutenant and he...

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This Day in History

...United States in a boundary dispute between the district of Alaska and Canada. In 1944, during World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur stepped ashore at Leyte in the Philippines, 2 1/2 years after he'd said, "I shall return." In 1947, the...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...car space. The 'Creekside Drive' sign was for the garrison's main street. Riegle went on to serve as Gen. Douglas MacArthur's civil affairs officer and eventually retired as a full colonel. Share this page: Print Email Digg Twitter Yahoo...

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This Day in History

...double in his first at-bat in a game against the New York Highlanders. The Tigers won, 5-3. In 1945, Gen. Douglas MacArthur arrived in Japan, and set up Allied occupation headquarters. In 1967, the Senate confirmed the appointment of...

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