70th anniversary: The end of World War II-Photograph of U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay, signed Sept. 2, 1945--the day of Japan's surrender--by Generals MacArthur and Wainwright and Admirals Nimitz, Halsey, Spruance and Lockwood.
Douglas Macarthur (Youngest American General) He was the head of the Pacific Theatre of WWII. He defended the Philippines freedom and independence. After two years of war on Japan he accepted their surrender and oversaw the Japanese Occupation of Japan from 1946 to 1951. Lastly he lead our armies into Korea in the 1950's and was retired.