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Commemorating heroism of Fil-American fighters

Commemorating heroism of Fil-American fighters

In the mid-‘40s, shortly after World War II, the heroism of Filipino and American fighters were captured on big screen. Some of the titles, “Voice of Freedom,” “Tagumpay,” “Victory Joe,” “Death March,” “So Long America,” “Puting Bantayog,” “Garrison 13,” among many others.

This year, we are observing the 75th year of the Bataan Death March. We are remembering the 75th year of an extraordinary heroic act by Filipino soldiers. This also hits quite near to home as I trace my roots in the province of Bataan. My mother was born in the town of Orani.

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You’ve got to have Heart

“The Bank with a Heart for Every Filipino” is the new slogan of Philippine Veterans Bank. Most apt as PVB looks after the welfare of war veterans and their families.

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