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75 Years Ago MacArthur Fulfilled His Famous Pledge and Made His Triumphant WWII Return to the Philippines

75 Years Ago MacArthur Fulfilled His Famous Pledge and Made His Triumphant WWII Return to the Philippines

Gen. Douglas MacArthur firmly established his status as a World War II icon 75 years ago, when he waded ashore a Philippine beach on Oct. 20, 1944. The moment had been two and a half years in the making. The proud general was heartsick when President Franklin Roosevelt ordered him to relinquish his command in…

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