[muh k-ahr-ther, muh-kahr-]
- Douglas,1880–1964, U.S. general: supreme commander of allied forces in SW Pacific during World War II and of UN forces in Korea 1950–51.
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Bonauto, now an official MacArthur genius, is rightly known as the Thurgood Marshall of the marriage movement.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality
December 30, 2014
“My name is Alison Bechdel and I am a cartoonist,” she says with a little laugh at the beginning of her MacArthur video.Alison Bechdel: Genius to Watch Out For
September 18, 2014
In 2000, she was named a MacArthur genius fellow for her work on civil rights and immigration.The White House’s Woman in the Immigration Crosshairs
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The English painter and MacArthur ‘genius’ has created some of the most arresting landscapes in modern art.Rackstraw Downes’s Art and Essays Are Two Sides of the Same Genius
June 4, 2014
MacArthur and Lonegan had been locked in an intense battle for the seat.New Jersey Rejects Tea Party Candidate, Again
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At the conclusion of my talk it was translated into French by Mr. MacArthur.A Journey Through France in War Time
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There is an old man on the island named Daibhidh (David) Macarthur.The Washer of the Ford
That burning city was Manilla wasn't it, when MacArthur returned?The Brain
I have said General MacArthur was a “thoroughgoing” expansionist.
General MacArthur believed in keeping the islands permanently.
- John. 1767–1834, Australian military officer, pastoralist, and entrepreneur, born in England. He established the breeding of merino sheep in Australia and was influential in founding the Australian wool industry
- Douglas. 1880–1964, US general. During World War II he became commanding general of US armed forces in the Pacific (1944) and accepted the surrender of Japan, the Allied occupation of which he commanded (1945–51). He was commander in chief of United Nations forces in Korea (1950–51) until dismissed by President Truman
- Dame Ellen (Patricia) born 1976, English yachtswoman; in 2005 she set a new world record for the fastest solo world circumnavigation
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