7 Apr 1964

United States
  • Douglas MacArthur's body was moved to the 7th Regiment Armory in New York, New York, United States at 0400 hours where he laid in the Clark Room throughout the day. At 0915 hours, his family arrived for a private memorial service; during the service, dignitaries including Mayor of New York City Robert Wagner, Governor of New York Nelson Rockefeller, and former Governor of New York Thomas Dewey waited to see the MacArthur family. Between 1000 and 2315 hours, the armory was opened to the public, and 35,000 people passed by the bier. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 7 Apr 1964
Private service for Douglas MacArthur at the 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York, United States, 7 Apr 1964

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