Vietnam War

Did General Douglas MacArthur Fight In The Vietnam War?

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No, General MacArthur fought in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. In 1951, President Harry Truman discharged MacArthur for disrespecting him (Truman) and other superiors in charge of the Korean conflict.

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