Behind the Picture: MacArthur Lands at Luzon, the Philippines, 1945

Gen. Douglas MacArthur with Gen. Richard Sutherland (left) and Col. Lloyd Lehrbas (second from left) walks through the surf to the beach at Lingayen, Luzon, the Philippines, Jan. 9, 1945.
Behind the Picture
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Carl Mydans—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

Carl Mydans' photograph of Gen. Douglas MacArthur striding ashore at Luzon perfectly distills something elemental about MacArthur's magnetism and his larger-than-life persona. Read More

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