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."

Date Made: 1945

Photographer: Mydans, Carl

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Photographic History, Photography, Carl Mydans


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2005.0228.074Accession Number: 2005.0228Catalog Number: 2005.0228.074

Object Name: Photograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm


Record Id: nmah_1303384

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