Douglas MacArthur, the youngest of three brothers, was born in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1880 while his parents were stationed there. Guides » Hearts of Iron IV - Kaiserreich: How to Win the 2nd American Civil War. His parents were Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur, Jr. (at the time a captain), a recipient of the Medal of Honor, and Mary Pinkney Hardy MacArthur (nicknamed "Pinky") of Norfolk, Virginia. Nah, for an ultra-patriot nationalist and the man who, paraphrasing, said that he'd shoot himself if Roosevelt ordered him to in 1942, Mac didn't like the government OTL because they were snubbing the Pacific for Europe, but he was still loyal to the end. report. He grouped the nine corps areas together under four armies, which were charged with responsibility for training and frontier defense. The President extended MacArthur's term as Chief of Staff and MacArthur was awarded a Distinguished Service Medal for his service. From my 0.8 playthrough the AUS and CSA only broke off after I kicked Long out of office, prequel meme included. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Hearts of Iron IV - Kaiserreich: How to Win the 2nd American Civil War . Upon his promotion to full colonel, he transferred his basic branch from the Corps of Engineers to the Infantry. best. Sorry for the dumb question. Even if the respective presidents were corrupt MacArthur's character (according to material written about him) would dictate he'd never coup the government unless civil war broke out. After the Second American Civil War, With the defeat of both of Reed's failed state of Syndicalism and Long's American Union State, MacArthur is now faced with the three alliances, The Entente, Mitteleuropa, and the Third Internationale. For his prowess in sports, military training, and academics he was awarded the coveted title of First Captain Of The Corps Of Cadets. Douglas MacArthur was the grandson of jurist and politician Arthur MacArthur, Sr., a Scottish immigrant. Later, MacArthur served as an aide-de-camp to his father, and visited Japan during the Russo-Japanese war. Even if the respective presidents were corrupt MacArthur's character (according to material written about him) would dictate he'd never coup the government unless civil war broke out. From 1922 to 1930, MacArthur served two tours of duty in the Philippines, the second as commander of the Philippine Department (1928–1930); he also served two tours as commander of corps areas in the states. MacArthur was later in charge of dealing with the National Guard Bureau within the War Department. He was bap… Welcome to the official subreddit of Kaiserreich: Legacy of the Weltkrieg, an alternate history mod for Hearts of Iron 2, Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game and Hearts of Iron 4. After leaving West Point, MacArthur served his first tour of duty in the Philippines. An outstanding cadet, he graduated first in his 93-man class in 1903. His parents were Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur, Jr. (at the time a captain), a recipient of the Medal of Honor, and Mary Pinkney Hardy MacArthur (nicknamed "Pinky") of Norfolk, Virginia. The MacArthurian Era: A Kaiserreich Victory. Douglas MacArthur is an American General and the current Chief of Staff of the United States Army. There, Douglas attended West Texas Military Academy, where he became an excellent student. This thread is archived. Anyway what will this AAR be about? Sort by. Fought 1861-1865, the American Civil War was the result of decades of sectional tensions between the North and South. MacArthur shortly before becoming Superintendent of West Point. MacArthur's father was posted to San Antonio, Texas, in 1893. MacArthur distinguished himself by several acts of personal bravery in the Vera Cruz Expedition of 1914, including a railroad chase back to American lines. All … He was baptized at Christ Episcopal Church in Little Rock on 16 May 1880. In 1925, he was promoted to major general, the youngest officer of that rank at the time, and served on the court martial that convicted Brigadier General Billy Mitchell. I never understood that, Martial law (fundamentally what Mac does) can only be imposed in the United States when it's a) On the onset/is in a war (Hawaii, 1941-45) b) A major natural disaster (i.e San Francisco 1906) c) Political disaster (1934 strikes) As of Article 1, Section 9 of the US constitution. Simple, Douglas MacArthur's seizure of power during the Presidential Election event chain of Kaiserreich and his leading the United States through this turbulent period. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 80% Upvoted. 3 comments. By 1930, MacArthur was still, at age 50, the youngest of the U.S. Army's major generals, and most well known. These duties were performed while he was serving on the Army General Staff. In 1919, MacArthur became superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, which had become out of date in many respects and was much in need of reform. You need to elect Long or Reed for MacArthur to take over. What about the possibility to postpone 1936 elections indefinitely in wake of political crisis? New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the Kaiserreich community. He left the Philippines on 19 September 1930 and for a brief time was in command of the IX Corps Area in San Francisco. It is implied that they use intrusive executive orders and ignore the Supreme Court decisions about them, so MacArthur coups the government. What will the style be? MacArthur's support for a strong military and his public criticism of pacifism and isolationism, made the general popular with the Hoover administration. After the Second American Civil War, With the defeat of both of Reed's failed state of Syndicalism and Long's American Union State, MacArthur is now faced with the three alliances, The Entente, Mitteleuropa, and the Third Internationale.