WHO/ Douglas Macarthur, an American five-star general of the Phillipine Army, Chief of Staff of the US Army during World War II where he earned the Medal of Honour, and became General of the US Army on December 18, 1944.
WHEN/ January 26, 1880 - April 5, 1964
WHERE/ Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, US. Died in Washington D.C, US, at the age of 84 from biliary cholangitis.
INTERESTING FACT/ General Macarthur's father Arthur, was also awarded the Medal of Honour in 1863 after the Battle of Missionary Ridge, they were the first father-son combination to be credited with such an accolade. General Macarthur was rarely seen without his signature corn-cob pipe,
General Douglas Macarthur would become a well known leader during the final stages of World War II.