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Unknown to many, Czech civilians fought alongside Filipino and American soldiers against the Japanese.
History books are filled with stories of how Filipino and American soldiers bravely fought Japanese invaders during World War 2, but not many people know of the heroism of a group of foreigners who defended the country at the time, even if ...
Jesus Villamor’s squadron of six repelled 54 Japanese air raiders in Batangas.
On a bright and sunny day in July 1941, five months before the Philippines was dragged into World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur formally drafted into the USAFFE the best pilots at the time. It was composed of 141 Filipino and American ...
It's the same site where Maria Orosa's grave marker was rediscovered.
Archaeologists from the University of the Philippines in collaboration with the Malate Grave Project have discovered a mass grave of war heroes who died at the Remedios Hospital in Malate during World War II. It is the same site where Maria Orosa’s ...
Often untold but never forgotten, the Wha Chi battalion fought alongside Filipino soldiers in the fight against the Japanese.
“Is history a lie,” asked the stony-faced girls of the Debate Club when I applied for membership back in high school. I fumbled: Yes. I mean, no. I mean, kind of. There are parts of history that probably don’t get the airtime they ...
In another episode of alternate histories.
The Philippines is no stranger to colonization. Spain, the United States of America, and Japan all fought to keep the Philippine islands under their rule. And Germany, through Denmark, could have been another Philippine colonizer if history had gone another way.Before the ...
The hideout was used by the Japanese in the 1940s.
War has no winners, as the saying goes. An underground tunnel is testament to this: the Onishi Peace Shrine in Tarlac serves as a memorial for the fallen soldiers of World War II. The tunnel was used as a communications base by Japanese ...
Most of them were women.
Last year, Peter Eisner authored a book called MacArthur’s Spies, accompanied by the subhead “The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II.” Here, the author chronicles the secret lives of three American personalities in detail, ...
Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen’s team located the USS Indianapolis on August 18, 2017. Its sinking is considered one of the worst disasters in US Navy history.
Last month, on August 18, 2017, Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen’s team found the wreckage of the USS Indianapolis 5,500 meters below the surface of the Philippine Sea, using Allen’s Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel.According to a press release from Allen’s website, the ship ...
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