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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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...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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...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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...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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...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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...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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...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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This Day in History

...Bradley was promoted to the rank of five-star general, joining an elite group that included Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall and Henry H. "Hap" Arnold. In 1964, the musical "Fiddler on the Roof" opened on Broadway...

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This Day in History

...world In 461, according to tradition, St. Patrick - the patron saint of Ireland - died in Saul. 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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Keeping fat cats behind the scenes

...American general at Yorktown?'' the test inquired, the choices being William T. Sherman, Ulysses S. Grant, Douglas MacArthur and George Washington. Only 34 percent answered Washington, the only Revolutionary War general on the list. Two-thirds...

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