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 Posted: Wed Feb 20th, 2013 04:39 pm
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MacArthur was an interesting guy. Great WW2 leader. But he couldn't adapt to the new way of fighting wars in the post WW2 world. Patton would have been the same way if he had lived. They believed in complete victory and nothing less. Why go to war without total victory your goal? Unfortunately for MacArthur, Truman didn't see it that way and we got what we got.

General LeMay of the bomber forces in Europe supposedly remarked he was glad he was on the winning side otherwise he would have been up on war criminal charges.

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