Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. GENERAL MACARTHUR RETURNS TO THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 3 - 12 JULY 1961
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Courtney Whitney (b. May 20, 1897, Washington, D.C.-d. Mar. 21, 1969), Brigadier General in the U.S. Army, enlisted in the D.C. National Guard and the Signal Corps, aviation section reserve in 1917 and 1918, was commissioned in the aviation section reserve in 1918, and received his law degree in 1923. He served on active duty in the Philippines, resigned in 1927, and practiced law until he returned to active duty in October 1940. He was assigned as assistant chief of the legal division, then ass...
Manuel F. Cabal, Chief of Staff for the Armed Forces of the Philippines in the early 1960s. From the description of Cabal, Manuel F. (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10596226 ...
The island of Leyte, in Japanese hands, was the target for the American invasion of the Philippines in 1944. After a series of battles, the island was captured and the Japanese naval forces were defeated. U.S. forces now controlled the Pacific. From the description of Naval message, November 1, 1944. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 45622190 Douglas MacArthur was born in Arkansas and raised on a series of Army posts; his father, a Civil War veteran and career soldier...