He said, "I shall return." It was Douglass MacArthur.
General Douglas MacArthur is remembered for saying, "I shall return" during World War II.
The general who said, 'I shall return.' was Douglas MacArthur. He said it as he departed the Philippines early in World War II. He did indeed return to take the islands back from Japan a few years later.
General Douglas MacArthur.
General Douglas MacArthur from World War 2, what speech & to who
It was the American, General MacArthur.
It was Carlos P. Romulo, who coined the famous phrase "I shall return" by General Douglas MacArthur. Romulo was MacArthur's press officer at that time.
"I Shall Return" came from Douglas MacArthur, General of the US Army, as he retreated from the Phillipines, during WW 2.
"I will return" was a quote from General Douglas MacArthur
General Douglas MacArthur. But I'm not sure on what occasion. :P
Perhaps you mean "I shall return," said by General Douglas MacArthur upon leaving Corregidor for Australia on March 11, 1942
His famous speech, in which he said, "I came out of Bataan and I shall return", was made at Terowie, South Australia, on March 20, 1942.
MCdonalds they got mad at MacArther because he didnt bring and chicken nuggets back for the village.
It was General Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 - April 5, 1964)."I said, to the people of the Philippines whence I came, I shall return. Tonight, I repeat those words: I shall return!" (After his arrival in Australia from the Philippines, March 30, 1942)"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil." (On landing in Leyte, Philippines,October 17, 1944)
If you mean General Douglas Mac Arthur, he did win a Medal of Honor for service in the Pacific in World War II. My father, who served in the Philippines said, "Remember when Mac Arthur said 'I shall return' when he left the Philippines? It was me he was supposed to come back for".
Robert Nivelle I think
On October 20, 1944, General MacArthur returned to the Philippines and said, "I have returned!"
"I shall come out of this fight a live major general or a dead brigadier." - Confederate Brigadier General Albert Perrin (on the eve of the Battle of Spotsylvania, where he was killed in action).
General Douglas MacArthur made the famous statement, "I shall return", as a promise to the Philippine people that he would be back to retake the Islands after being overpowered by the Japanese in 1941. He made good on this promise by assembling a huge force from his base in Australia, then coming back to completely destroy the Japanese forces in 1944-1945. This pretty much marked the beginning of the end of the Second World War in the Pacific.
The American commander in Asia who famously said, 'I came through and I shall return' was Douglas MacArthur. The speech was given in Australia after his escape from the Philippines.