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...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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...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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...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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...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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...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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...spread and rescuers in helicopters and boats picked up hundreds of stranded people. In the world In 1945, Gen. Douglas MacArthur arrived in Japan to set up Allied occupation headquarters. In 1963, the "Hot Line" communications link between...

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...John Podesta as his chief of staff, replacing Erskine Bowles. In the world In 1944, during World War II, General Douglas MacArthur stepped ashore at Leyte in the Philippines, two and a half years after he'd said, "I shall return." In 1973...

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...and Bohemia upon the death of her father, Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI. 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 1968, former...

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