Douglas MacArthur

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Name: Douglas MacArthur
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

September 2 marks end of WWII

September 2 is officially designated as the formal end of World War II by many historians. Although the end of the fighting in different theaters came on various days, September 2, 1945, is the day Japan formally surrendered on the deck aboard the USS ... [Published Examiner.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Today In History, September 2

the 243rd day and 34th week of 2014, there are 123 days and 18 weeks left in the year.  Highlights of today in world history1969 First ATM opens for businessOn this day in 1969, America's first automatic teller machine (ATM) made its public debut, dispensing ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

“A pre-war motoring relic: Witness to our long motoring history”

Seventy years ago, General Douglas MacArthur waded onto Leyte’s shores, fulfilling his famous promise, “I shall return.”But then, who would have thought that three years after the Leyte landings, the Philippine Islands, the only American colony that conformed ... [Published Business World - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

In 1945, on Sept. 2nd , The Japanese government surrenders to the Allies.

In 1945, on Sept. 2nd , The Japanese government surrenders to the Allies. The surrender was made on the USS Missouri. Victory over Japan was celebrated back in the States. Operation Downfall wasn't needed!Operation Downfall was the overall Allied plan ... [Published Middletown CT Patch - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Gang Gang history for Wednesday, September 3

Because history is usually painted with a very broad brush the following item that appeared in The Army News of September 1, 1944, contains information that may still come as news to some Canberrans."Wing Commander Fairbairn, commanding officer of the ... [Published Canberra Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese officials sign the act of unconditional surrender, finally bringing to an end six years of world war.

:Japanese officials signed the act of unconditional surrender, finally bringing to an end six years of world war.In the presence of 50 Allied generals and other officials, the Japanese envoys boarded the American battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay to sign ... [Published Radio Pakistan - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Reconnecting With The Very American Ideal That Labor Rights Are Human Rights

Congressmen. Keith Ellison and John Lewis have proposed legislation to protect union organizing as a civil right. "As go unions, so go middle-class jobs," say Ellison, the Minnesota Democrat who serves as a Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chair. "That's ... [Published The Nation - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

What Wise Men Say About War

War and peace may well be the oft-most quoted topic. The history of man is the history of war. How we handle that uniquely-human trait of killing our own, marks our humanity and our culture. As long as man has been able to scribe his thoughts on stone ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

FDR as War Leader

Franklin Roosevelt’s direction of American forces during World War II has generally been underestimated and under-appreciated. Winston Churchill , since he outlived FDR long enough to write his own version of events, his six volume, self-aggrandizing ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History for Aug. 30

Highlight in History:On Aug. 30, 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, which was intended to promote private development of nuclear energy.On this date:- 1861, Union Gen. John C. Fremont instituted martial law in Missouri ... [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

President Obama still deciding what military action to take against ISIS

WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama has now issued his own warning to terrorists from the Islamic State, or ISIS.“We’ll continue to take direct action where needed to protect our people.”The president gave the okay for spy flights over Syria, but he hasn’t ... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

American who joined ISIS killed in Syria

08/27/2014 Tamron Hall talks to NBC’S Richard Engel about Douglas MacArthur, an American who joined ISIS militants and was killed fighting alongside them on Sunday. Plus, Adam Schiff discusses U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. ... [Published MSNBC - Aug 27 2014]

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September 2 marks end of WWII [Published Examiner.com - 9 hours ago]
Today In History, September 2 [Published Daily Times Nigeria - 11 hours ago]
“A pre-war motoring relic: Witness to our long ... [Published Business World - 13 hours ago]
In 1945, on Sept. 2nd , The Japanese government... [Published Middletown CT Patch - 15 hours ago]
Gang Gang history for Wednesday, September 3 [Published Canberra Times - 16 hours ago]
Philippines Foils Anti-China Group's Bomb Attac... [Published International Business Times UK - 17 hours ago]
Nassau County school-zone speed cameras operati... [Published WABC New York City - 19 hours ago]
Japanese officials sign the act of unconditiona... [Published Radio Pakistan - Sep 02 2014]
School-zone speed cameras to operate again in N... [Published WABC New York City - Sep 02 2014]
MUNENE: Vested interests taint referendum idea [Published Business Daily Africa - Sep 01 2014]
The Unbearable Emptiness of a New York Times Op-Ed [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 01 2014]
Reconnecting With the Very American Ideal That ... [Published Common Dreams - Sep 01 2014]
finally awarded World War II medals [Published Times Union - Sep 01 2014]
Reconnecting With The Very American Ideal That ... [Published The Nation - Sep 01 2014]
Westerners flock to Mideast to wage jihad [Published WorldNetDaily - Aug 31 2014]
What Wise Men Say About War [Published Examiner.com - Aug 31 2014]
FDR as War Leader [Published Examiner.com - Aug 30 2014]
Daring deeds of World War II commandos Z Specia... [Published ABC Online - Aug 30 2014]
Today in History for Aug. 30 [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 30 2014]
Rick Perry, Rand Paul tweak Obama over 'strateg... [Published CNN - Aug 29 2014]
Rick Perry, Rand Paul tweak Obama over 'strateg... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Aug 29 2014]
The threat of ISIS: Facebook Q&A with Jim Sciutto [Published CNN - Aug 28 2014]
American Isis fighter Douglas Mccain's personal... [Published KNOE TV8 - Aug 28 2014]
President Obama still deciding what military ac... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Aug 27 2014]
MiGreatPlaces: World War II Wedding in Historic... [Published 9&10 News - Aug 27 2014]
In Honor of Memorial Day: War And Battle $ The ... [Published Right Wing News - Aug 27 2014]
American ISIS fighter killed in Syria [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Aug 27 2014]
American who joined ISIS killed in Syria [Published MSNBC - Aug 27 2014]
Man with Minnesota Ties Dies in Syria Fighting ... [Published KEYC Television - Aug 27 2014]
Bellicose thoughts about fighting Ebola [Published H5N1 - Aug 27 2014]
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Rick Perry, Rand Paul tweak Obama over 'strateg... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Aug 29 2014]
(CNN) - Two potential Republican presidential candidates didn't hold back Friday when railing against President Barack Obama for saying he and his advisers "don't have a strategy yet" for dealing with ISIS in Syria. At a Dallas event hosted by the ...
Bellicose thoughts about fighting Ebola [Published H5N1 - Aug 27 2014]
Long ago I spent a few months as an apprentice at a summer-stock theatre in Woodstock, New York (long before it became Woodstock). One of the plays we put on was Gore Vidal's Visit to a Small Planet, in which an urbane alien arrives as a tourist. What ...
Japan Chair Platform: Japan’s Defense Policy: C... [Published CSIS: Publication Feed - Aug 12 2014]
 Although General Douglas MacArthur claimed that Prime Minister Kijuro Shidehara suggested a no war article in Japan’s new constitution, MacArthur himself provided guidance to his government section that the new document contain a prohibition of military ...
Remembering the Bonus Army — prefigurative poli... [Published Waging Nonviolence - Aug 07 2014]
by Kate Aronoff World War I veterans aboard a freight train headed to Washington, D.C. to join the Bonus Army. (Wikipedia) In the wake of an economic crisis, thousands of people fed up with an economy and a government dominated by big-money interests ...
Hoisted from the Archives from Ten Years Ago: T... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 06 2014]
Archive Entry From Brad DeLong's Webjournal:Alternate History: The Cincinnati: The Constitutional Convention essentially reproduced the late-eighteenth century division of power in the British government at the time: instead of King, Lords, and Commons ...
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