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Who's that with MacArthur???

Discussion in 'Land Warfare in the Pacific' started by phylo_roadking, Nov 2, 2014.

  1. phylo_roadking

    phylo_roadking Member

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    I'm watching The World At War episode "Pacific"...and have just seen the famous clip of MacArthur coming ashore on Leyte, and later arriving in Manila.

    On both occasions he was accompanied by an aide wearing a solar topee instead of military headgear. He appears to be quite an aged man.

    Can anyone tell me who he was?
     
  2. Takao

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    If he is the one wearing sunglasses, that is Philippine President Sergio Osmena.
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    phylo_roadking Member

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    That's him! Thanks.



    (it just LOOKS like Hunter Thompson as played by Johnny Depp!)
     
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    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    HA!...Pretty sure that is Judd Nelson on the lower left.
     
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    Perhaps his make up artist and dresser ? Got to look spiffy for the photo op.
     
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    TD-Tommy776 Man of Constant Sorrow

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    And the guy in the background with the helmet looks like Dylan McDermott.
     
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    that little guy is gen. carlos p romulo who headed the fourth UN general assembly, later became secretary of foreign affairs to two philippine presidents. he recounted that the waves at the beach were threatening to go over his head.
     
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    Time travel happens!
     
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    The guy liked the Montreal Maroons. They played their last game in '38, then suspended operations(Philly tried to get them in '46, but could not fund a new stadium)...So they guy time traveled forward? Big deal, I go forward in time every second, of every minute, of every hour, of every day.
     
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    Interesting topic- time and how we perceive it.
     

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