On this date in History .... 1942:
is awarded the Medal of Honor for his invasion of the Philippines. This
made him one of only two sets of father-son recipients of the Medal of
Honor. MacArthur’s father rec’d the MOH
during the Civil War. The other
father-son recipients were President Theodore Roosevelt for leading the charge on San Juan Hill and
his son, Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. for actions on D-Day in WWII.