The Acacia Tree in Corregidor Island

On a trip to Corregidor Island, the largest of the island defenses west of Manila and a memorial to the Filipino and American forces that fought the Japanese during World War II, I came across this acacia tree that survived one of the bombings. 54 more words

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A-Z Challenge: Adventures of A Child of War

(note: unedited first draft entry; photo from google)

I think it was a couple of years ago when I was first introduced to this novel by local author, Lin Acacio-Flores. 836 more words


Day of Valor

Today we commemorate the Day of Valor, formerly called Bataán Day, to remind us of the heroism of our soldiers there (together with American forces) against the Japanese invaders during World War II. 186 more words

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