The Heroic American General
Douglas's Early Life
Douglas in WWII
A Map of the Philippines Where Douglas Spent Most of WWII
- Douglas was the 3rd child in his family.
- When he joined West Point, he was bullied by the upperclassmen and was called on the testify against them, but he never told their names.
- MacArthur grew up at army bases, and said he learned to ride and shoot before he could read and write.
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