Army & Navy - COMMAND: Man Behind MacArthur

The Chief of Staff is the unemotional genius who must translate the general's strategic visions into plans and orders that kill enemies. And being Chief of Staff to visionary General Douglas MacArthur is the job of one of the hardest-working men in the U.S. Army: quiet, lean, handsome Major General Richard K. Sutherland, whom the War Department last week rewarded with an Oak Leaf Cluster "for gallantry in action" to add to his Silver Star. His staff work at Corregidor had already won him the coveted D.S.M.

Between the time he finished Yale in 1916 (and enlisted in the Connecticut National...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!