The Filipino Soldier “He needs no eulogy from me or from any other men. He belongs to history as one of the finest examples of successful patriotism. He belongs to posterity as the structure of the future generations in the principles of liberty and freedom and he belongs to the present by his virtues and and his achievements.” – General Douglas MacArthur Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (226)Read More →

People of the Philippines: I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God our forces stand again on Philippine soil – soil consecrated in the blood of our two peoples. We have come, dedicated and committed to the task of destroying every vestige of enemy control over your daily lives, and of restoring, upon a foundation of indestructible strength, the liberties of your people. At my side is your President, Sergio OsmeƱa, worthy successor of that great patriot, Manuel Quezon, with members of his cabinet. The seat of your government is now therefore firmly re-established on Philippine soil. The hour of your redemption is here.Read More →