Return of a Legend



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General Douglas MacArthur was one of America’s greatest and most complex commanders, a warrior so tough and determined that he helped win World War II with a simple promise: "I shall return." He was a soldier’s soldier: the son of an officer, the star of West Point, and the Army’s youngest-ever full general. He was already a retired hero when he was recalled in 1941 to face his biggest challenge—defending an unprepared Pacific force against a seemingly unstoppably Japanese war machine. With rare footage and interviews with MacArthur’s comrades, family, and friends, this compelling program moves from his army brat childhood, to his legendary stand in the Philippines, to his "rogue war" in Korea, to his head-to-head confrontation with an angry Harry Truman.

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This title is part of the series: 20TH CENTURY




6 and up



Run Time

Approximately 45–50 minutes