On the MacArthur Memorial's WWI History Podcast, Jim Zobel and Amanda Williams discussed the relationship between Douglas MacArthur and George Marshall during WWI. While both men were certainly aware of each other during that war, contrary to what some MacArthur biographers suggest, there were no seeds of antagonism between them during that war. By WWII and the Korean War, both were still serving in positions of great importance and their relationship was very consequential and increasingly complicated. By all accounts, both men worked well together - even if they didn't always understand each other. That being said, by the end of his life MacArthur was firmly convinced that Marshall ultimately betrayed him. Why? To unravel this question, Jim and Amanda sat down for a second discussion to dissect the relationship of these men during World War II and the Korean War.
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