World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF THE PACIFIC: MacArthur to Australia

The man who knows how to stop the Japanese took command this week of the last place in the Southwest Pacific to stop them. When Douglas MacArthur reached Australia, the U.S. and all the United Nations breathed a sigh of relief and hope: By God, they got him out!

Goodbye to Bataan. The siege of Bataan was 53 days old when General MacArthur got his orders to leave last February 22. The orders came from President Roosevelt, who had heeded the plea of imperiled Australia and the insistent cry in the U.S. that MacArthur...

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