Tag Archives: World War II

About my WWII Japanese Imperial Army officer friend who knew my father was an American hiding from the enemy


I was seven going on eight years old when World War II broke out and the Japanese military occupied the Philippines. In 1941, while I was a student at the Cubao Elementary School in Quezon City, I met and was … Continue reading

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The battle for the liberation of Manila: in 144 pictures taken by US army personnel during and after hostilities


The battle to liberate Manila lasted a month – between February 3 and March 3, 1945. The Japanese were the occupiers from whom the city and its surrounding areas were being liberated by American troops. My dad was an American-in-hiding … Continue reading

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