History Stories
CATEGORY: Douglas MacArthur
MacArthur vs. Truman: The Showdown That Changed America
October 13, 2016

A new book about President Harry Truman’s dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur reveals how their clash altered American history for decades to come. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Douglas MacArthur
May 22, 2014

Explore 10 surprising facts about the controversial five-star American general who fought in two World Wars and Korea. Read More

Obama Fires McChrystal: Echoes of Truman-MacArthur?
June 23, 2010

In the wake of General Stanley McChrystal's dismissal, comparisons have been made to Truman's 1951 removal of Gen. MacArthur as commander of U.S. forces in Korea. Read More