Over the Mountains: Mountains

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Douglas MacArthur has a conviction which many who have talked with him remember: "There is no security on this earth. There is only opportunity."

But in August 1945, when his transport plane Bataan wheeled out of a blue sky into the lovely land of Japan, there was perhaps in all the world no symbol of security to equal General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. As he stepped out on to Atsugi airfield and into a veteran's dream of victory, the general was smiling. Behind him lay thousands of miles of ocean,...

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