The author, General Courtney Whitney, served on MacArthur's staff and personally witnessed the application of his strategic genius.
The author, General Courtney Whitney, served on MacArthur's staff and personally witnessed the application of his strategic genius. MacArthur was a difficult man to know personally, but Whitney was closer to him than almost anyone with the exception of his wife, Jean.
Major General Courtney Whitney (May 20, 1897 - March 21, 1969) was a lawyer and US Army commander during World War II who later served as a senior official during the US occupation of Japan (1945-1951). He played a major role in the liberalization of Japanese government, society, and economy during the occupation. Born in Washington, DC, Whitney enlisted in the US Army in 1917 and became a pursuit pilot
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MacArthur: His Rendezvous with Destiny (New York: Alfred E. Knopf 1956).
In his biography of Douglas MacArthur, William Manchester states that Lieutenant Colonel Courtney Whitney, a "ultraconservative Manila corporation lawyer" was assigned to MacArthur's staff, promoted, and assigned responsibility for Philippine civil affairs. Manchester states that: from the standpoint of the guerrillas he was a disastrous choice. MacArthur: His Rendezvous with Destiny (New York: Alfred E. Completing Japan's Political Reorientation, 1947-1952: Crucial Phase of the Allied Occupation.
MACARTHUR, Douglas) WHITNEY, Courtney. MacArthur: His Rendezvous with History. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. MacArthur: His Rendezvous with History, covers the years 1941 to 1951 in the legendary career of General Douglas MacArthur, who was Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in the South Pacific and accepted Japan's surrender.
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After Japan surrendered, Whitney accompanied MacArthur to Atsugi Air . It was first mentioned in the Domesday Book with the spelling Witenie.
After Japan surrendered, Whitney accompanied MacArthur to Atsugi Air Base and became Chief of the Government Section at GHQ. With Lt. Col. Milo Rowell, he drafted the Constitution of Japan and sent it to the Diet for approval. Whitney (surname) - Whitney is an Old English surname that derives from the location of Whitney in Herefordshire, England. Courtney - This article is about the surname and given name.
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Macarthur: His Rendezvous with History. By Major General Courtney Whitney. A substantial survey of the whole of the extraordinary range of General Mac-Arthur's career, by a close associate and former staff officer.