General Douglas MacArthur

General MacArthur's famous old and battered corn cob pipe was a familar fixture. MacArthur smoked this pipe in less formal occasions, usually outdoors while chatting with the troops on the front lines. He is standing most likely on the deck of his flagship moments before going ashore at Lingayen Gulf in Luzon. In an inscription on the back of the picture, Mydans wrote: "Where are his hands? They're in his back pocket. It's his usual position."
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Mydans, Carl
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paper (overall material)
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Carl Mydans
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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