This subcategory is about news from Corregidor and related matters.
Is this really Gen. Yamashita’s pistol? This is a presentation from the Gen. MacArthur Memorial Dec. 2022 Newsletter. Zg033 Mr. Hans Hoeflein of Easton, PA, recently donated a Japanese Nambu pistol that belonged to MacArthur’s top World War II secret agent in the Philippines, Commander Charles “Chick” Parsons (pictured). Hoeflein grew up in wartime Manila, […]Read More
Zg004. Site of Wainwright surrender. John Duresky said this: Nice photo here, now if they just gave an idea of WHERE this was located it would be helpful, it came from this NARA collection, see pages 158-159, click here: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/80682260 This Gen. Wainwright Surrender Marker does not exist anymore.Read More
Zg003. Gen. Wainwright’s Staff Members of 1945-8-31, L to R, DOOLEY, PUGH, BEEBE, CARROLL in Manila. This is provided by John Duresky for his research for a book on Army Lt Chester K Britt. He said this: A wire photo I found last year of the same four aides dated 8/31/1945 which I sent to […]Read More
Zg007. Possible location of the Gen. Wainwright Surrender Marker; several friends had a discussion about the location. I made this Google Earth graph and said this: As John says, no exact landmarks So, to me it looks like possible as indicated on this attachments. Next time I will look here, if anything. I love those […]Read More