Douglas MacArthur

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  • ''A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.''
    Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964), U.S. general. speech, Aug. 16, 1962. On receiving a congressional resolution of gratitude.
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  • ''We have had our last chance. If we do not devise some greater and more equitable system, Armageddon will be at our door.''
    Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964), U.S. general. speech, Sept. 2, 1945. Broadcast shortly after atomic bombs fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the subsequent surrender of Japan, ending the Second World War.

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