• Short Summary

    Douglas McArthur was born at Little Rock, Arkansas, january 26, 1880; He entered the United States Military Academy on June 13, 1899; graduated at the head of his class June 11, 1903, and was commissioned a second lieutenant of Engeers.

  • Description


    With his parents as a youth.



    At West Point.



    During World War I.



    As Chief of Staff in the Roosevelt Administration.



    In the Philippines.



    During World War II.



    As Supreme Allied Commander to receive the Japan surrender



    Commander of the Occupation Forces in addition to his duties as Commander of the U.S. Army Forces in the Pacific.



    Commander of the United Nations Command in the Far East.



    The General returns to Washington with his wife and son.



    General McArthur addressing Congress.




    Initials


    NOTE TO EDITORS: 650' 35mm fine grain handed our to UPI Newsfilm for servicing television and theatrical pool members. Fine grain to be forwarded to Army Pictorial Center, 35-11 35th Avenue, Long Island City 1, New York, within 72 hours.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Douglas McArthur was born at Little Rock, Arkansas, january 26, 1880; He entered the United States Military Academy on June 13, 1899; graduated at the head of his class June 11, 1903, and was commissioned a second lieutenant of Engeers.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADGBFRWJCDTXHYEZ8M0KF2IW9F
    Media URN:
    VLVADGBFRWJCDTXHYEZ8M0KF2IW9F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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