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293 1,598 Church Bells of Balangiga in Samar
by Karl Welteke
Feb 2, 2018 19:37:52 GMT 8
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61 185 Offer of scans 1921 Christmas Greetings Booklet
by Dan in Maine
Jan 16, 2018 9:29:06 GMT 8
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5 47 Current state of the Mariveles-Bagac Road?
by chadhill
Jan 22, 2018 12:26:20 GMT 8
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3 33 Throwback Thursday and Flashback Friday Photos
by Karl Welteke
Jul 18, 2017 9:17:44 GMT 8
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237 921 503d Company F Mortar Platoon
by tmayer
Jan 21, 2018 10:25:25 GMT 8
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One of the great tragedies of WWII. This discussion board complements our sub-site at http://battleofmanila.org - deconstructing the revisionist narrative, one false meme at a time.

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42 238 The Japanese Bomb Manila - December 29, 1941
by beirutvet
Jan 10, 2018 2:03:20 GMT 8
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98 888 Corregidor - So What's New?
by Karl Welteke
Jan 1, 2018 18:34:45 GMT 8
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Harbour Defense

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118 996 La Monja
by Karl Welteke
Oct 1, 2017 9:41:01 GMT 8
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204 2,446 Early Aviation Manila and Corregidor
by Karl Welteke
Jan 10, 2018 13:10:42 GMT 8
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The Philippines History and Heritage

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105 1,060 Military News in or from the Philippines
by Karl Welteke
Feb 18, 2018 16:29:52 GMT 8
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4 7 NEW BOARD - Filipino Veterans in the defense of the U.S. and the Philippines, WWII
by Lou
Sept 7, 2017 0:28:36 GMT 8
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10 220 Manila Bay ship clearing WWII
by cbuehler
Jan 9, 2018 0:23:17 GMT 8
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44 229 HEIGE JANSON - From Peter Parsons, "to the usual suspects."
by Registrar
Dec 6, 2017 8:59:08 GMT 8
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100 1,428 Bataan Question
by joeconnor53
Feb 15, 2018 23:54:12 GMT 8
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Retaking "The Rock"

28 184 Help Wanted - Transcription Typing
by EXO
Nov 11, 2017 8:40:59 GMT 8
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In Memoriam

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48 133 PFC Lloyd J. Lobdell Co A 192nd Tank Btln
by JohnEakin
Feb 2, 2018 10:47:12 GMT 8
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72 803 What is this
by roland1369
Dec 11, 2017 11:33:41 GMT 8
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117 2,945 Fort Wint, Subic Bay
by delahyde
Jan 3, 2018 15:49:50 GMT 8
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Fort Drum - The Unique Fortress of the Philippines

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24 242 Ft. Drum, Fraile Island from Glen Williford, CDSG
by Karl Welteke
Oct 1, 2017 14:23:19 GMT 8
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121 924 Villa Verde Trail, Balete or Dalton Pass
by Karl Welteke
Dec 20, 2017 12:37:05 GMT 8
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61 454 General of the Army Douglas MacArthur
by Karl Welteke
Feb 3, 2018 17:30:33 GMT 8
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39 133 Sometimes you gotta HATE eBay
by rik
Oct 3, 2017 13:25:27 GMT 8
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18 184 New Member Intros
by EXO
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Karl Welteke: Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! As of tomorrow morning, will be off to a family event, Christmas at wife’s village on the San Bernardino Strait. We will be gone for two weeks. Mabuhay. Dec 23, 2017 19:00:43 GMT 8
westernaus: Thank you Karl and the best of Christmas and new year to you and all who make this a fantastic site Dec 24, 2017 11:17:04 GMT 8
Karl Welteke: Arrived at the Sa Bernardino Straits, did not see any enemy ships going thru yet. Got comms (internet) when power is on, but am busy setting up camp. Already found San Miguel beer, salamat. Thanks westernaus. Dec 26, 2017 17:49:29 GMT 8
Karl Welteke: Hello de-la hyde, used some of your pictures, look at recent posts! Jan 2, 2018 15:00:40 GMT 8
delahyde: Thanks Karl - I have updated my webpage. I like the Hotel photo you posted Jan 3, 2018 15:39:27 GMT 8
Karl Welteke: Too bad that you did not add the URL of your last reply of the GREAT FRENCH WEBSITE and we could have looked at those pictures at full screen!!!!!!!!!!!! Jan 6, 2018 14:41:59 GMT 8
Hello Karl: I do not know what you mean. Bing Higgins sent me his original slides which I scanned, placed some on Panoramio, then returned AUS to US. Many people use my photos - not always with acknowledgement.

Jan 7, 2018 11:24:02 GMT 8
delahyde: www.panoramio.com/user/8594712?with_photo_id=118169043

Jan 7, 2018 11:24:39 GMT 8
Karl Welteke: Delahyde, sorry, my comment was directed to EXO re his entry about the bombing in Manila 1941. Jan 10, 2018 10:01:17 GMT 8
delahyde: Karl, thanks for the clarification. Good luck with your investigations. Jan 11, 2018 14:42:10 GMT 8
sherwino: hello, folks. I feel like a newbie here after a long time. :) Jan 13, 2018 13:18:36 GMT 8
westernaus: Good to see you back Sherwino and Victor and TMayer . Jan 13, 2018 16:42:31 GMT 8
sherwino: Thanks, westernaus. Jan 13, 2018 19:39:45 GMT 8
tmayer: Thanks westernaus. Jan 14, 2018 6:45:22 GMT 8
ignacio_illenberger@yahoo.com: Dear Karl Welteke: Under the original numbering of GLP, No.5 was Primera Luz Lodge while No. 9 was Island Lodge. After WW2, Minerva joined the merging into Island Luz Minerva No. 5. Jan 15, 2018 12:25:46 GMT 8
ignacio_illenberger@yahoo.com: Dear Karl Welteke: It took us a year to find the Corregidor map that showed the USWV Hall. The present hall is our best approximation. Jan 15, 2018 12:28:08 GMT 8
ignacio_illenberger@yahoo.com: Dear Karl Welteke: When we found the location, it was a stinking garbage dump. It was either that more accurate location or the nearby and more dignified looking former horse cadaver incineration facility. Fidelity to history won the day. Jan 15, 2018 12:32:01 GMT 8
Karl Welteke: Hello ignacio_illenberger@yahoo.com Are you referring to this thread:
Of course, I agree with you re the new site location.
Jan 18, 2018 10:56:52 GMT 8
Karl Welteke: Will be absent from the forum for 11 days, exploring North Luzon. Jan 23, 2018 17:20:55 GMT 8
EXO: Exo will be absent from the forum until not before 23 February. He is visiting Corregidor. Feb 1, 2018 9:25:40 GMT 8
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