The Liberation of Santo Tomas Internment Camp - an eyewitness' letter - Col. Walter Landry

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rob: chadhill: Thank you! I'm set up and have messaged EXO. Thank you again! Sept 3, 2020 11:27:51 GMT 8
alalba: Hello.I'm looking for any information about where and how the US recruited Filipinos just after WWII, 1945-46 (Subic or Sangley).I'm writing a memoir for my Dad who was a guerrilla during WWII, joined the US Navy in Apr '46, and retired in 1971. Thanks Sept 23, 2020 11:30:51 GMT 8
SteveG: My father, Alex Georgakas, was in the 503rd and is listed on the 2nd BT HQ list of participants in the Corregidor action. His service records make no mention of that action, nor did he receive the Presidential Unit Citation awarded to his group. Thoughts? Nov 13, 2020 0:46:52 GMT 8
Eduardo P. Sayajon : Hello to all, my uncle Crescencio B. Sayajon served & was a member of the 26th Cavalry Regiment Philippine Scout during WW2 a letter of Appreciation was given but unfortunately it was destroyed. I would like to know where I could get a copy?? Nov 16, 2020 23:04:02 GMT 8
chadhill: Eduardo P. Sayajon: Try asking on the Facebook blog "26th US Cavalry Philippine Scouts (Living Historians)", www.facebook.com/groups/1384466568480735. Nov 17, 2020 7:19:49 GMT 8
tmayer: Steve G, Did you ever talk to your Dad about his time in the service? Does his discharge list a Philippine Liberation Medal? Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with any bronze stars or an arrowhead? Nov 19, 2020 8:26:25 GMT 8
Steve G: tmayer, my dad passed when I was just 9 years old, so he never really talked in depth to me about his service. My understanding is that he really never did go into detail with anyone about it, as far as I ever heard. Dec 8, 2020 23:29:05 GMT 8
Steve G: tmayer, dad's decorations: Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon w/3 bronze battle stars & 1 Bronze Arrowhead, Philippine Liberation Ribbon w/1 Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, Meritorious Unit Award, WWII Victory Medal Dec 8, 2020 23:34:27 GMT 8
FoCo NoCo Guy: Wild Bill Massello was my HS Calculus teacher '66-'67 in El Paso. Quiet, competent - never talked about his military service. Jan 4, 2021 10:38:37 GMT 8
David Hyde: I have just added some photos by Scott Petrill taken in 1984 to my web page www.delahyde.com/lubang/pagesl/Grande_Island_Ex_Fort_Wint.html
and one of them resembles the image in: Zd874. The Fort Wint Switch Board Room (SBR) above. Is this correct?
Feb 25, 2021 13:22:02 GMT 8
BLussier: Hi David! Mar 6, 2021 10:51:49 GMT 8
BLussier: Hi David, Mar 6, 2021 10:52:04 GMT 8
BLussier: I am the niece of Pvt. Robert D. Turner 13030357 listed as MIA on Corregidor. Still working with DPAA on Robert’s case. In the first entry on thread you mention a report and give info from Col. (Chaplain) Boerman that references cremating bodies in tunnel Mar 6, 2021 10:58:01 GMT 8
BLussier: Is it possible to get a copy of that report? DPAA analyst never heard this before. I read the same info in a book. It was reported by a doc in the tunnel. Unfortunately I did not write the book title/ author info so can not use that info as evidence this Mar 6, 2021 11:02:20 GMT 8
BLussier: is what could have happened to Robert’s body. Thank you! Bobbye (Turner) Lussier Mar 6, 2021 11:04:28 GMT 8
fortman: Hi Karl, Mar 8, 2021 13:50:18 GMT 8
fortman: Hi Karl, Mar 8, 2021 13:50:30 GMT 8
chadhill: Bobbye Turner Lussier: Try this link to a 10 page FB post I made on the subject. I don't see Pvt Turner's name but he could be one of the unknowns mentioned. It references Borneman's letter. www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=669228826984753&set=gm.250860 Mar 8, 2021 23:01:08 GMT 8
chadhill: Bobbye Turner Lussier: I can send you the report via email if you PM (personal message) me on this forum with your email address. Mar 8, 2021 23:04:18 GMT 8
chadhill: Bobbye Turner Lussier: Here is another (and better) link to the report I made on FB: www.facebook.com/groups/218013661723510/permalink/1339589579565907 Mar 8, 2021 23:20:37 GMT 8
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