A Question of Subordination

"I do not know why I was recalled," said General MacArthur. "I am still completely uninformed, because the reasons contained in the order are not valid . . . I was operating in what I call a vacuum. I could hardly have been said to be in opposition to policies which I was not even aware of ... Any insinuation by anyone, however high his office, that I have ever in any way failed ... to carry out my instructions is completely unworthy and unwarranted. No more subordinate soldier has ever worn the American uniform."

"Were you recalled with the action to...

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