Who Made America Differences

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The Three Who Made a Difference The American Way of War progressed rapidly during the time of the first World War to the Korean War. These innovations and decisions made have impacted the way wars have been fought since then and even to this day. There are three military leaders, General Douglas MacArthur, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, and General Matthew B. Ridgway, that made the most impact and changed the way America fights. These three Generals made the risky decisions needed to complete the mission and contributed to the American Military Tradition in a tremendous way. General Douglas MacArthur, though egotistical and very controversial, was nevertheless one of the greatest military leaders in World War II and of all American history. General MacArthur cared for his men and believed proper and thorough planning saved lives and it did. When General MacArthur entered the Army he went to the Philippines and served under his father’s command. MacArthur had a lot to live up to; his father was a Medal of Honor recipient. America entered World War I and Douglas MacArthur went to France and was commander over…show more content…
“He was a very accomplished American leader, at the end of a generation of leaders who could operate largely on their own". He was still an American Hero but also human. Unlike MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenhower was liked by many. “I like Ike” was a famous slogan during the Presidency of Dwight Eisenhower. He won the votes of many because he was warm-hearted, friendly and idealistic man. He bore the qualities of mind and character to be the man for the job of President in his time. Things weren’t so easy; Indo-China, Russia, the space race and civil rights issues. Eisenhower as president had a time, but his success was because of the very skills he learned in the military as a
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