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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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  • Hampton Roads makes for sensible destination in Va.

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. -- Possibly the Hampton Roads area hasn't heard there's a bad economy going on, that we need to be thrifty and not squander our resources. Instead, this happily cluttered corner of Virginia luxuriantly overflows with fascinating places,...
  • New cards, DVD put message from police in hands of suspects

    Baltimore police aren't just looking to arrest criminals anymore, they're trying to get inside their heads. Officers are distributing cards designed to intimidate suspects arrested in East Baltimore, and the department is developing a video to counter...
  • Tracing the roots of democracy in N.Y.

    When I planned my first trip to New York City — so long ago that one of the biggest-selling guidebooks was titled "New York on $5 a Day" — I read that this was the only city besides Washington where the president could visit and most residents...
  • A study in contradictions

    Like his childhood, like his college and graduate years, like his presidency, like his role in his wife's campaign—like everything about him— Bill Clinton's postpresidential years are a mass of complexities and contradictions. He can soar in...
  • Military influences in fashion

    Military influences in fashion
    Over the centuries, at the same time military might has been building borders, shaping national identities and protecting ways of life, it's also been building our wardrobes, shaping our silhouettes and taking fledgling brands to the front lines of...
  • Samuel P. Huntington dies at 81; author of 'The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order'

    Samuel P. Huntington, a political scientist who argued that future conflicts would have their seeds in culture and religion rather than friction between nations, has died, Harvard University announced Saturday. He was 81. Huntington died Wednesday at a...
  • Daily briefings present battle outcomes in best light

    If history is any guide, the daily briefings from Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld could prove an imperfect portrait of the unfolding war in Afghanistan. No one has accused Rumsfeld of misleading the press or misrepresenting events on the ground. But...
  • 'The Lacuna' by Barbara Kingsolver

    'The Lacuna' by Barbara Kingsolver
    Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Lev Trotsky. The Mexican painter whose flamboyant art and mangled body continue to nourish a multimedia industry. The adored husband 21 years her elder, myth-making muralist and Mexican national hero. And the man on the lam whom...
  • 'My Father's Bonus March' by Adam Langer

    'My Father's Bonus March' by Adam Langer
    My Father's Bonus March Adam Langer Spiegel & Grau: 244 pp., $26 In June 1932, at the height of the Great Depression, a ragtag collection of World War I veterans converged on Washington, D.C., to demand money the government had promised them. About...
  • 'Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America' by Peter Biskind

    'Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America' by Peter Biskind
    In the introduction to "Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America," Peter Biskind calls Beatty an "indecently gifted" artist whose work has "enriched the cinema." But that's just foreplay. Here's the first sentence of Chapter 1: "On a hot summer night,...
  • From the archives: Japan's Hirohito, 87, Dies After a Reign of 62 Years

    From the archives: Japan's Hirohito, 87, Dies After a Reign of 62 Years
    TOKYO -- Emperor Hirohito's 110-day struggle for survival ended today. The monarch who reigned for 62 years as Japan turned to authoritarianism and war, then collapsed in defeat and rose again in freedom and unprecedented prosperity, died of complications...