Episode 311-Gen. Douglas MacArthur: Defending the Indefensible

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Posted On January 11, 2021

With MacArthur’s alteration to the American defensive plan for the Philippines left in tatters, he reverts back to Plan Orange: to move all available troops to the Bataan Peninsula. But first, he has to give his command staff enough time to make this happen. Thus a series of defensive lines will be set up between the Japanese troops and Manila, but how long can they hold against better trained and experienced troops?

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The History of WWII Podcast is produced and narated by Ray Harris Jr. Ray has a degree in history from James Madison University.

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