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318 1,758 Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
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90 295 S.S. CORREGIDOR in 3D
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10 61 Tips on looking up veterans?
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4 38 Throwback Thursday and Flashback Friday Photos
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263 970 2nd Lt. Robert G. Allen, 462nd Parachute Field Artillery
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65 308 DC-3 / C-47 "Tabby" over Manila, 1945
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141 1,163 War in Subic Bay and Olongapo 1941
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225 2,586 Tale Told in Pictures - 1941 -The Andrew Lagonick Collection
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7 14 Philippine Military Academy & Related Stories
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35 360 Naval Construction Battalion NBC-115, WWII 1943-1945
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63 301 Recovery of remains after the war.
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115 1,544 I Corp
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30 198 Battle of Wheeler Point
by Karl Welteke
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52 155 A Hero Passed Away, Dick Adams
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77 840 Photos of Lingayen Landing
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126 3,134 The Fort Bonifacio Tunnel
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Fort Drum - The Unique Fortress of the Philippines

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26 269 Lewis Spencer KIRKPATRICK
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Aug 11, 2021 22:01:02 GMT 8
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124 985 Tunnels under the Fort (Part 2)
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73 535 General of the Army Douglas MacArthur
by Karl Welteke
Jul 24, 2023 15:27:07 GMT 8
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49 190 Maintaining a Website can be a pain in the ASCII
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23 299 Peter Retterath, U.S. Army: Philippines, World War II
by ciganiste
Jul 11, 2023 1:40:11 GMT 8

A lot happened in the Philippines between the arrival of the Japanese, and their departure. Not only in Manila.

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15 58 Relentless Hope: A True Story of War and Survival
by Karl Welteke
Dec 15, 2022 14:48:18 GMT 8


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California - Bob: I forgot to mention that I kind of stumbled here because I was interested in the progress of the Carpas-Botolan Road. You must be in good health with all the walking you've done. Again, I enjoyed your Journeys and thank you ALL for your service. Bob Mar 29, 2022 4:44:48 GMT 8
California - Bob: Dear Mr. Welteke: Since you have trekked all around Botolan, Zambales "and more", it is time to mention that my (asawa) wife is from Botolan. I was there in the early 2000's, and I "do" plan to return once the virus calms down more. Salamut. Bob/Kano :) Mar 29, 2022 5:50:43 GMT 8
Carl NV USA: great article! and I tried to explore this shared map, this is very interesting www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1wuv6-siuBL7WWyYos9XMXi-KUElRfCZc&ll=15.4377990669145%2C120.8714898972614&z=8 Apr 1, 2022 17:41:40 GMT 8
fortman: I hope that this is the right thread. Does any one know how the 155m GPFs were moved on to the panama mounts? Were special ramps used or were they lifted on using a crane? Jun 7, 2022 2:14:03 GMT 8
fortman: I hope that this is the appropriate thread! Does anyone know how the 155mm GPFs were moved on to the panama mounts? Were ramps used or were they lifted by crane? Thanks. Fortman Jun 7, 2022 2:16:21 GMT 8
batteryboy: GPFs were mounted via ramps to the Panama Mounts. No need for cranes Jun 16, 2022 16:38:46 GMT 8
fortman: Hi Batteryboy. Thanks for the feedback on the panama mounts. It is as I thought, but have never seen a photo of the ramps being used. Regards. Jul 9, 2022 22:57:31 GMT 8
one50: Good to see everyone..it's been a while. Nov 16, 2022 13:45:10 GMT 8
Peter J johnson: I am looking for the personell photo of my father STAFF SEARGENT CHRIS W. JOHNSON 2ND BTLN FCOMPANY 3RD SQUAD Nov 18, 2022 5:48:29 GMT 8
one50: Peter, please register as a user for this forum and we can share info with you. I may have a photo with Chris in it. This "shoutbox" is not the place. Thanks Nov 18, 2022 11:34:41 GMT 8
BusterS: Did anyone know my father, Harold Stanley, he was in D Bty, 462d, Headquarters Det I think? He passed many years ago and I have very few stories from him. Jan 7, 2023 7:19:43 GMT 8
Alejandro Rimando: Does anyone have any information on Alejandro Rimando? Apr 2, 2023 21:59:17 GMT 8
Gordy: Does anyone know a survivor of the Oryoko Maru, who might have known my uncle, USN Ensign Peronneau Wingo? He was a POW at Cabantuan and was on the bombed Oryoko Maru. May 25, 2023 18:37:45 GMT 8
chadhill: Gordy, try contacting Mark Kelso or James Erickson on the Battle of Bataan Facebook site. May 30, 2023 23:34:35 GMT 8
Whitney Galbraith: POW historians: I would like to invite your attention to this volume of my father’s World War II memoir which I self-published in 2018 and edited in 2020. Col. Nicoll F Galbraith, GSC, US Army was General Jonathan M. Wainwright’s G-4, Logistics, staff off Jun 2, 2023 19:13:04 GMT 8
Whitney Galbraith: www.valleyoftheshadowpow.com Jun 8, 2023 19:30:41 GMT 8
Whitney Galbraith: www.vallyoftheshadowpow.com Includes two weeks on the Oryoku Maru and 1945 OSS/Red Army rescue/release, Mukden, 1945. Jun 8, 2023 19:33:17 GMT 8
chadhill: Whitney Galbraith: For the 2020 revision were you able to determine and list the true identities of the characters that were given fictitious names in the book? Jun 15, 2023 10:46:10 GMT 8
Whitney Galbraith: The only one that I can comment is "Cameron," who I believe to be my father. Jun 18, 2023 5:09:23 GMT 8
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