Category: WWII Tidbits from the www

A collection of WWII images from the world wide web (WWW). These are pictures that drew my attention or are telling me a story that interests me.

Josefina “Joey” Guerrero: The Leper Spy of the Philippines

Zf620. Josefina “Joey” Guerrero: The Leper Spy of the Philippines. A book has been written about her and it is available on Amazon and perhaps at other venues. —————————————– There is so much to learn about the people who experienced WWII. It is a passion of mine to learn more. I never heard about this spy, […]

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WWII Tidbits from the www, Post #3.

Zf612.Sound location equipment in Germany, 1939. It consists of four acoustic horns, a horizontal pair and a vertical pair, connected by rubber tubes to stethoscope type earphones worn by the two technicians left and right. The stereo earphones enabled one technician to determine the direction and the other the elevation of the aircraft. This picture […]

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Images of Gen. Douglas MacArthur No 2

Zf586. From Asia’s WW2, dated 20th March 2022, click here: , 1942: General Douglas MacArthur, recently arrived in Australia after evacuation from the Philippines, utters famous words: “I came through and I shall return” ————————————————– He is one of my favored Military Leaders and Persons that is why I like to share his pictures. We […]

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Bataan Surrender Pictures

Zf333. This is the Bataan Battle Surrender Memorial in Lamao Bataan, shot on the 15th of Jan. 2021. It was built by the Battlin Bastards of Bataan with the proud consent of the people of Bataan. I believe one local resident, Mrs Edna Binkowski helped turning all the wheels. ============================================= Recently in our forum email […]

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USCGC Eagle and some of its history.

Zf308. USCGC Eagle (WIX-327; IMO 6109973) under full sail in 2013, this picture came from the USCGC Eagle Wikipedia URL This is a little history of the US Coast Guard Cutter Eagle. These two pics were sent to me by a friend, a Coast Guard Man and a Coastal Artillery Expert, Roger Davis. He wrote I might […]

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Lt. William Roy Bell, U.S. Army Air Corps.

Zf156. 1941 William Roy Bell and daughter Shirley Ann Bell age 7 taken in California before his departure for the Philippines. Photo is from the Army Lt. Chester K. Britt Research Team. ————————————————— He died on the Hellship Enoura Maru! The Army Lt. Chester K. Britt Research Team wrote to me that Chester Britt noted […]

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Carlos Peña Rómulo.

Zf148. Carlos Romulo from Wikipedia.  He has an impressive record in the defense of the Philippines and its liberation. During the Siege of Corregidor he was the Voice of Freedom with his Radio Broadcasts. For the Liberation of the Philippines he was the Right Hand Man to General MacArthur and President Quezon in promoting the […]

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Oryoku Maru – the notorious Japanese POW Hellship

Zf142. This is the Hellships Memorial in Subic Bay, located only a few hundred feet from the wreckage site of the Oryoku Maru. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video, this is the opening image of the video. The speaker, shown in this picture is LCDR Gerald Anderson, who was the principle person who created […]

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Corregidor map, WWII, the Japanese had one

Zf117. Corregidor map, WWII, the Japanese had one. Picture courtesy, the Japanese National Archives and the Army Lt. Chester K. Britt Research Team. This picture may be downloaded in high resolution from this Flickr account, click here: Corregidor map, WWII, the Japanese had one During the Siege of Corregidor in WWII by the Imperial Japanese […]

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Images of Gen MacArthur. No 1.

– Zd033. A screen shot of Gen. MacArthur in a You Tube video during the era of the Bonus March. Curtesy of the Gen. MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk VA. ——————————————- These first 13 images of Gen. MacArthur during the era of the Bonus March. The MacArthur Memorial created a film about the eviction of the […]

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