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MacArthur, Douglas

Syllabification: Mac·Ar·thur, Douglas
Pronunciation: /məˈkärTHər
 
/
( 1880–1964), US general. Commander of US (later Allied) forces in the southwestern Pacific during World War II, he accepted Japan’s surrender in 1945 and administered the ensuing Allied occupation. He was in charge of UN forces in Korea 1950–51, before being forced to relinquish command by President Truman.

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