Douglas MacArthur Signed First Day Cover
Douglas MacArthur Signed First Day Cover.
Item Number: 67459
First day cover boldly signed by General Douglas MacArthur. Dated February 3, 1948, the third anniversary of the entry of American forces. In near fine condition.
Douglas MacArthur was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines Campaign, which made him and his father Arthur MacArthur Jr. the first father and son to be awarded the medal. He was one of only five to rise to the rank of General of the Army in the US Army, and the only one conferred the rank of field marshal in the Philippine Army.