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In re Yamashita

As I said in the Manila Supreme Court that I have done with my all capacity, so I don’t ashame in front of the gods for what I have done when I have died. 1,653 more words

On Veterans Day, visit the Little Rock museum which pays tribute to Arkansas' veterans

With today being Veterans Day,  it is a good time to remember the museum in Little Rock dedicated to preserving Arkansas’ rich military history.  Though most City of Little Rock offices are closed today for the holiday, the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History is open. 205 more words


Feeding Japan

The most pressing problem facing General Douglas MacArthur as the post war ruler of a devastated Japan was the prospect of famine.  MacArthur immediately set up feeding stations throughout Japan in order to feed the tens of millions of Japanese who had been left completely indigent as a result of the War.  155 more words

"I Wandered, Lonely, As A Cloud, That Floats On High O'er Vales And Hills"

I chose the quote from William Wordsworth’s poem ‘Daffodils’ because it is a great metaphor for ‘thought’ or the ‘wanderings of the mind’.

Have you ever wondered how thoughts come to you?  603 more words

“I Have Returned!” – General MacArthur and FDR

By Paul M. Sparrow, Director FDR Library

On Oct. 20, 1944 Gen. Douglas MacArthur waded ashore on Leyte Island in the Philippines and fulfilled his promise to return. 827 more words