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Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur
General of the Army Douglas MacArthur played prominent roles in the Pacific theater of World War II and in the Korean War. He was designated to command the invasion of Japan in November 1945, and when that was no longer necessary he officially accepted their surrender. MacArthur oversaw the occupation of Japan from 1945 to 1951 and is credited for implementing democratic changes.Gen. MacArthur is entombed in a memorial in Norfolk, Va.
General of the Army Douglas MacArthur played prominent roles in the Pacific theater of World War II and in the Korean War. He was designated to command the invasion of Japan in November 1945, and when that was no longer necessary he officially accepted their surrender. MacArthur oversaw the occupation of Japan from 1945 to 1951 and is credited for implementing democratic changes.Gen. MacArthur is entombed in a memorial in Norfolk, Va. « Show less

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  • MacArthur dual language teacher wins Golden Apple

     
    About 20 years ago, Maria Barba was a kindergarten student learning how to read in English at school, and in Spanish at home. Now, she’s …...
  • Highlands teacher wins Golden Apple Award

     
    When Kathy Burns started teaching her second-graders about plants and seeds Wednesday afternoon she had no idea the lesson would sprout into a discussion of …...
  • 2nd Naperville teacher wins Golden Apple

     
    In Naperville Unit District 203, one Highlands teacher plus one Naper teacher equals two Golden Apple Award winners. Pam Kelly, a first-grade teacher at Naper, …...
  • Military Channel presents “Edge of War”

     
    Fans of Military Channel have something of a treat coming their way tonight with the premiere of Edge of War, hosted by retired U.S. Army General Wesley K. Clark. A worthy complement to the network's recent Combat Tech series, Edge of War aims to take...
  • Update: Former Highland Park High School classmates recall ousted Penn State president as ‘very smart’ and ‘brilliant’

     
    Highland Park High School classmates of ousted Penn State President Graham Spanier, who was fired last week along with legendary football coach Joe Paterno, recall …...
  • New playground games promote peaceful play

     
    Recess isn’t just about swinging and sliding for some students in District 54. Instead, they’re playing problem-solving games with the aid of colorful drawings on …...
  • Deerfield gathers to pay respect to 9/11 first responders

     
    Deerfield residents congregated Sunday afternoon at village hall to remember those who died Sept. 11 with music, a color guard display, a bell-tolling ceremony and …...
  • Rep. Crespo hosts weekend pet fair

     
    State Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, will host his first pet fair this Sunday. From 1 to 4 p.m., there will be an opportunity to …...
  • Rumsfeld vs. Gates on the Iraq war

     
    George W. Bush and his first secretary of defense, Donald Rumsfeld, continue to insist that the Iraq war was justified and successful. But Bush's second secretary of defense, Robert Gates, has indicated he does not share that sanguine view. From......
  • Owens: “Don’t trash historic Puerto Rican regiment”

     
    The following article is by Sentinel's Darryl Owens on the controversy over the Osceola park named after the 65th Infantry Regiment. It ran on April 23. Darryl E. Owens Commentary Despite the sultry temperature, Jacqueline Centeno refused to yield. She...
  • Marines remember Inchon landing, classic battle of Korean War

     
    One of the institutional characteristics of the Marine Corps is its reverence for its history. And so on Wednesday, the Marines remembered the 60th anniversary of the amphibious landing at Inchon, Korea, a daring assault that proved a turning point......