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Douglas MacArthur - The Early Years
"Before Douglas MacArthur became a world figure he had a distinguished career which was to prepare him for the important role he was to play in the affairs of Pacific nations in the middle of the 20th Century."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
When was Douglas MacArthur born?
Douglas's father, Arthur, had gained immortal fame during the Civil War when he led a brilliant charge to take ______________ Ridge from Confederate forces during the siege of Chattanooga.
In 1903 Douglas MacArthur graduated first in his class from the West Point Military Academy.
After graduating from West Point where did the young Douglas MacArthur receive his first overseas posting?
The young Douglas MacArthur burned with an ambition to prove himself the equal of his father the Civil War hero. The opportunity came in early 1914 when the US was in conflict with _______________.
When the US joined the Great War in 1917 the now Colonel MacArthur was appointed Chief of Staff of the 42nd Infantry known as the ' __________ ' Division
Big Red One
MacArthur proved to be one of the most popular officers among the troops serving in the American Expeditionary Force.
During the 1920s and 30s Douglas MacArthur's star continued to rise as he served in a number of prominent positions. In which of these positions did he NOT serve?
Superintendent of the West Point Military Academy
Captain of the US Olympic team in 1928
Army Chief of Staff
Ambassador to Great Britain 1930-35
Douglas MacArthur was the only American officer to hold the rank of Field Marshal.
How many times was Douglas MacArthur married?
He was a lifelong bachelor
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Compiled Jun 28 12