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Whatever Happened To… ? — Seven Famous Military Leaders and What They Did Later in Life

Douglas MacArthur once remarked that old soldiers never die, “…they just fade away.” These seven generals certainly did.
MANY OF history’s most celebrated military commanders achieved immortality by dying heroically in battle. Think: Horatio Nelson, James Wolfe, Stonewall Jackson and George Armstrong Custer.
Some leaders like Arthur Wellesley, Charles

Whatever Happened To… ? — Seven Famous Military Leaders and What They Did Later in Life

“What about the other generals — those who covered themselves in glory on the battlefield only to disappear into obscurity in peacetime?”
MANY OF HISTORY’S most celebrated military commanders achieved immortality by dying heroically in battle. Think: Horatio Nelson, James Wolfe, Stonewall Jackson and George Armstrong Custer.
Some leaders like Arthur Wellesley, Charles