Category: WWII Stories subgroup #1

Full stories of WWII in album form and not just tidbits!

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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West Point Class of 1940, some information.

– Zd019. General Douglas MacArthur Address at West Point – “Duty, Honor, Country” from Valorous TV, Home of the Uncommon Valor, click here: His famous farewell speech, there not too many things that were not touched by Gen MacArthur! ————————————————– T hese pictures are from John Duresky, who is a member of the Army Lt. […]

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