Telegram from Dean Acheson to Douglas MacArthur expressing best wishes on his 70th birthday

Douglas MacArthur Turns 70: Birthday Greetings from the Secretary of State

Today's post was written by David Langbart, Archivist at the National Archives at College Park. Douglas MacArthur was born on January 26, 1880.  As his 70th birthday approached, he was serving as Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP) in occupied Japan.  In that position he had significant interaction with the Department of State.  In … Continue reading Douglas MacArthur Turns 70: Birthday Greetings from the Secretary of State