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Philippines

Item Type : Periodical

Issue Date : Volume III (Issue No. 6) August 31, 1943

Publisher : Washington D. C. : Commonwealth of the Philippines

Language : English

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Articles:

Roosevelt, Quezon broadcast to the Philippines promise early liberation from the enemy

Language: English

Subject: Philippines—History—Japanese occupation, 1942-1945

Abstract: The address was given on the forry-fifth anniversary of American occupation of the Philippines. In his broadcast, President Roosevelt emphasized the fact that our country won its undisputable right to freedom and its place among the free nations of the world during the heroic stand at Bataan and Corregidor.

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President Quezon approves Cooperative Plan

Language: English

Subject: Savings bonds—Philippines.; Government securities—Philippines.

Abstract: The plan, sponsored by Mr. Manuel Adeva, Nationals Division Assistant to the Philippine Resident Commis- sioner, was warmly received and unanimously approved by the delegates attending the Fifth Annual Convention of the Filipino Inter-Community Organization of the Western States, which was held in Stockton, California, from July Ist to July 4th. The plan was also presented after the convention to the Filipinos in Vallejo, Fresno, Reedley, and Oxnard where it was likewise enthusiastically approved.; According to this plan, the Philippine Government in Washington will receive for safekeeping Unived States War Bonds owned by Filipinos who voluntarily agree co deposit these with the Philippine government for the duration. Cash deposits will be converted into U. S. War Bonds in the name of the depositor.

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A fighting name for a fighting ship

Language: English

Subject: Fighter planes.; Philippines—History—Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.

Abstract: This is the U. S. S. Bataan, one of the newest aircraft carriers to be launched by the Navy, and the first to be named in honor of an American campaign of the present war. "A fighting name for a fighting ship,” the Bataan is, in the words of President Quezon, “a symbol of the inevitable defeat of Japan”.

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The President's Birthday

Language: English

Subject: Quezon, Manuel L., 1878-1944.

Abstract: The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass was offered for President Quezon on the occasion of his 65th birthday under the auspices of the Filipino Catholic Association in Washington, D. C. It was celebrated on August 15 at the St. Aloysius Students’ Chapel. Father Rafael de Ocampo, SJ, chaplain of the Filipino Catholic Association, officiated.

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See you in Manila

Language: English

Subject: Ships—Philippines; Philippines—History—Japanese occupation, 1942-1945

Abstract: A Filipino vessel, one of only three remaining ships of the Philippine Merchant fleet, has just completed more than 160,000 miles of service to the United Nations, in enemy-infested waters. She has been in action since Japan attacked the Philippines and yet has not had a single encounter with hostile forces.

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President Quezon birthday message

Creator: Quezon, Manuel L.

Language: English

Subject: Quezon, Manuel L., 1878-1944; Birthdays.

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Filipinos in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve

Language: English

Subject: Border patrols—United States.

Abstract: On October 26, 1942, President Roosevelt approved a bill, which became Public Law No. 762, permitting Filipinos to qualify as members of the United States Coast Guard Reserve.

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Jose P. Gozar and Narciso Ortilano

Language: English

Subject: Heroes—Philippines.; Philippines—History—Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.

Abstract: Our subjects this month proved themselves heroes by turning two serious accidents of combat into victory, through sheer courage and fearlessness. Jose P. Gozar’s exploit took place a few days after Pearl Harbor; Narciso Ortilano’s happened during the latter part of February, 1942.

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Filipino convention passes resolutions

Language: English

Subject: Political conventions—Philippines.; Resolutions, Legislative—Philippines.

Abstract: Subsequent reports on the Fifth Annual Inter-Community Convention which ended on July 4th after a four- day conference indicates that a number of important resolutions were approved, which, if carried into effect, would prove to be forward steps toward the accomplishment of the principal aim of the convention—a more active and effective participation of free Filipinos in the allied war effort and in the building of a new Philippines.

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Retreat with Stilwell

Creator: Belden, Jack

Language: English

Subject: Bataan, Battle of, Philippines, 1942.

Abstract: Jack Belden, thanks to his American courage, has lived fo tell us this story of a defeat that is not so easy to tell. One who reads his book can not help but recall the story of Bataan as recounted by Clark Lee and Frederick S. Marquardt and make obvious comparisons.

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I was on Corregidor

Creator: Willoughby, Amea

Language: English

Subject: Corregidor Island (Philippines); Philippines—History—Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.

Abstract: Mrs. Willoughby, wife of the Executive Assistant to the High Commissioner, was in Manila when the war broke out and this book is an account of her experiences in the Philippines with native cooks and servants, other members of the small American official circle, and finally with the Filipino and American soldiers in Corregidor as it lay under Japanese siege.

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