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MacArthur: Part 1 Destiny [electronic resource]

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No soldier has ever captured the American imagination like Douglas MacArthur. He led Americans into battle for a half-century, through glorious victories and soul-numbing defeats. Courageous and supremely egotistical, he battled anyone who dared question his military judgment, even the President of the United States.
Online
2005; 1999
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MacArthur: Part 2 the Politics of War [electronic resource]

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No soldier has ever captured the American imagination like Douglas MacArthur. He led Americans into battle for a half-century, through glorious victories and soul-numbing defeats. Courageous and supremely egotistical, he battled anyone who dared question his military judgment, even the President of the United States.
Online
2005; 1999
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The General MacArthur Story

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From the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, 1950-1975.; "A filmed biography of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur."--National Archives and Records Administration.
Online
1958
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The Korean War

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Part 1: When North Korea surged across the border of its southern neighbor on June 25, 1950, South Korea and its Western allies were caught off guard. The UN acted swiftly, but the contingent, unprepared for North Korea's fanatical determination and fighting skill, soon found itself thrown back into disarray; and the allies faced a humiliating evacuation. Part 2: With the UN forces on the verge of being pushed into the sea, the stage was set for one of the most dramatic reversals of the war. UN supreme Commander Douglas MacArthur executed an amphibious landing. Within months, UN troops would drive the North Koreans almost to the Chinese border. But the victory would turn to devistating defeat, at the unexpected onslaught of Chinese troops. Part 3: Nearly overrun by the Chinese, Ameri [...]
Online
2002; 1999
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Douglas MacArthur, From the WPA Film Library Speeches Collection [electronic resource]

This collection of significant speeches given by Douglas MacArthur spans a decade that ranges from the mid-'40s to the mid-'50s.
Online
1990
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Douglas MacArthur Speech, 1951

General Douglas MacArthur talks to Massachusetts Legislature; says the outcome of the war was futility; Korean War
Online
1951
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United News: Release 82 (1943) General MacArthur's Forces Win New Bases in Pacific [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Australian troops capture Madang, New Guinea. 2. A navy dirigible patrols for German submarines. 3. The Shah of Iran and his family. 4. A cannon is fired from a B-25 bomber; bombs are dropped. 5. Animals are rescued from an irrigation viaduct. 6. Fighters of the 8th Air Force down German planes. 7. Roosevelt inspects the 7th Army in Sicily.
Online
1943
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United News: Release 94 (1944) General MacArthur Leads Attack on Admiralty Islands [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. An amphibious assault on the Admiralty Islands and troops fighting on Eniwetok in the Marshall Islands. 2. Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-shek inspect an airbase in China. 3. Ten dirigibles are used to train pilots in California. 4. Servicemen on leave visit the Taj Mahal and the ruins of Pompeii. 5. Fighters of the 8th Air Force down German planes.
Online
1944
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United News: Release 29 (1942) MacArthur Blasts Japanese From New Guinea [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Transport planes carry U.S. troops across the New Guinea mountains and infantry units advance through jungle areas. 2. President Roosevelt and Henry Wallace greet President Batista of Cuba in Washington, D.C. 3. Merchant seamen graduate and pass in review. 4. A farm family in the U.S. makes machine tools in their home; chromium is mined in the Pacific Northwest. 5. Coastal batteries fire practice salvoes. 6. Mine sappers clear the way as tanks and infantry of the British 8th Army roll across Libya; Italian troops surrender en masse.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 61 (1943) Latest Films From General MacArthur in New Guinea [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. General MacArthur is driven to the New Guinea front.; a B-24 bomber sinks a Japanese ship off the island. 2. Coast guard horsemen patrol the Atlantic coast. 3. Chiang Kai-shek reviews a UN parade in Chungking; mule trains cross Tibet with supplies for China. 4. Australians test U.S. Jeeps. 5. Tanks are given final tests and loaded on ships.
Online
1943
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General Douglas Macarthur [electronic resource]: Return of a Legend

The life of Douglas Macarthur is the focus of this episode of Biography, from his brilliant exploits in battle to the political blunders which eventually cost him his command.
Online
1996
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General Douglas MacArthur: The Return of a Legend

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A portrait of the great American commander Douglas MacArthur, using film footage, newsreels, interviews, & scholarly analysis.
Online
2005; 1995
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The Return to the Philippines ; Okinawa, the Last Battle [electronic resource]

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Combining graphic combat footage and expert commentary, this is a commanding view of the battles and strategy, the men and machines, and the horror and heroism that marked World War II. [Episode 1] Heavy naval bombardment signaled American penetration of the Japanese-occupied Philippines in a battle for the territory's liberation. [Episode 2] The American Army and Marines moved toward the Japanese island beaches for the ultimate battle of World War II at Okinawa.
Online
1985
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The Big Picture: The Douglas MacArthur Story

The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur is the feature of this episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series. Learn about MacArthur's career-long efforts to learn about people and lands in the East and Pacific, and how this knowledge helped him fight there and guide the Japanese toward democracy. Learn how his moral commitment to return to the Philippines shaped U.S. military strategy in the Pacific. The film covers his forced retirement and triumphant welcome in the U.S. This video is from the National Archives and Records Administration.
Online
2011; 2008
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Great Speeches Video Series Volume 12 Harry Truman: Firing MacArthur

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Harry Truman addresses the dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur.
Online
1951
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MacArthur

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No soldier in modern history has been more admired or more reviled than Douglas MacArthur. A thorough portrait of a complex, imposing and fascinating general.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pearl Harbor Volume 3.: December 7, 1941

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Appointment in Tokyo: A documentary covering the entire American Pacific campaign under the leadership of General MacArthur from the Bataan retreat to the surrender of Japan. Many of the film's more unforgettable scenes are taken from captured official Japanese newsreels. Japan's air war: From the Asian mainland and newly liberated islands, American airborne firepower hammers at Japan itself. Dizzying film sequences include awesome bombing missions and aerial dogfights and the incredibly destructive weapon -- the atom bomb.
DVD
2001; 1950
Clemons (Stacks)