Zo591. The small plaza, the little flat area outside the North Hospital entrance, “Facing the outlet, directly ahead, another hill sheered up precipitously”. This was a quote from Amea Willoughby’s book.
Up to 2005 existed a President Quezon Memorial here. One of these days I will start a page for him in this forum. His stature was moved to Filipino Heroes Memorial, maybe in that year.
Ze013. We were an international group, left to right:
Mr. Romeo Benitez, he volunteered to participate. He is from Maragondon, home of a big Andres Bonifacio Memorial. He said he also represent Mike Ross, a former Pease Corps Volunteer who was in the hospital today in Manila for5 an operation. We hope he will get well soon.
Mr. John Moffitt, a Canadian who has visited Corregidor over 55 times. He has written much in the Corregidor Forum about his Corregidor Exploration and Research.
A young Filipina from Bulucan who was able to out-walk us all, during this 4 day visit. She was very much interested in the Philippine history!
Mr. Gary Vodicka, a Texan, who is extremely interested in WWII History in the Philippines and has visited this country and Corregidor many times.
Karl Welteke, a German-American who has visited Corregidor 60 times and many other Philippine historical places including the Andres Bonifacio Memorial in Maragondon, just across the mouth of Manila Bay.
A 6th Person who is in one of the following pictures is John Byrne, an Australian, who also participated at the last anniversary. He represented the Mr. Paul Whitman, an Australian and the webmaster of the huge and very great corregidor.org/ webpage. He was unable to come this year.
John Byrne, an Australian, who also participated at the last anniversary. He represented the Mr. Paul Whitman, an Australian and the webmaster of the huge and very great corregidor.org/ webpage. He was unable to come this year.Read More
Ze020. This plaque honors all the people and organization that contributed in establishing the First Flag Monument to the Liberation of Corregidor and all the Philippines.
Troopers of the 503d Parachute Infantry Regiment raised the US flag on a power pole 1945-02-16 on the first day of the assault. Over the years the pole has disappeared. Friends of Corregidor made an effort to find it and did. Between a gracious donor (Mr. Clark and Karen Judy}, the Kwiecinski family, Mr. Paul Whitman coordinating and the Corregidor Foundation INC. granting permission and doing all the work this new Memorial/Marker was established in 2015/16.