American and Filipino Soldiers Surrender to Japanese Forces, Corregidor, Philippines, May 6, 1942
In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the fall of Bataan in April and Corregidor in May, the US-Philippines Society in coordination with the Embassy of the Philippines would like to invite you to a Book Presentation and Panel Discussion on the challenges faced by Filipinos and Americans during World War II.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Embassy of the Philippines
Bataan cor 1600 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington DC 20036
The Special Edition book titled “Cadet, Soldier, Guerrilla Fighter: Remembering Bataan and Corregidor” follows a young Filipino soldier who joined the the USAFFE (United States Armed Forces of the Far East), survived the Death March, and led the Hunters-ROTC Guerrillas in a raid that freed nearly 2,000 American and Allied civilians. The program will include a discussion of efforts to recognize Filipino WWII veterans.