Saturday, November 29, 2014

Fact of the Day: Paternal Honor

Douglas MacArthur was one of the most notable generals during World War II, and his father Arthur MacArthur Jr. was also a general in the army decades before. The two were the first father and son to both receive the Medal of Honor. 

12 comments:

DeniseinVA said...

I am going to have to find out more about him, thanks Adam!

Dixie@dcrelief said...

That's a regal looking uniform.

Pat Hatt said...

Great feat indeed, but he looks a bit umm constipated in that photo lol

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

I didn't know that. Interesting!

Unknown said...

Interesting!!

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Christine said...

what a wonderful family!

Moscow Blogger said...

Grate man!

Dascha said...

Wow!

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Dascha

Unknown said...

Happy weekend!

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Sandra Cox said...

Hi Adam. I did not know that! Thanks for sharing.

stephen Hayes said...

Interesting how military careers run in certain families.

Caro * said...

Very interesting fact :)