U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, feted by Australians, repeats his pledge to return to the Philippines, during World War II
Australia Date:1944, April 17 Duration:1 min 39 sec Sound:Yes
Australians pay tribute to U.S. General Douglas MacArthur in Australia during World War 2. Scene opens as Australian officials stand, drinking a toast to honor U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur. A large American flag forms the backdrop for the gathering. General MacArthur rises and addresses the group. Seated to his immediate left, is Australian Prime Minister, John Curtin (wearing glasses). MacArthur refers to his famous "I shall return" pledge to the Philippines, and repeats it, to remarks of approval ("hear-hear") from his audience.
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