Zf340. The surrender of Major General Jones, commander of the First (I) Philippine Corps in discussion to surrender his western sector of Bataan with his staff. He was ordered by Gen. King to surrender. This picture had started the discussion. The researcher in writing the book: Relentless Hope: A True Story of War and Survival, […]Read More
Zf339. Gen King in Balnaga. This picture caused all the confusion as to where Gen King surrendered. It was published in Japan and copied in all the Allied papers during and after WWII. The picture description got this also wrong that King was the Commander of Eastern Bataan, no, He was commander of all of […]Read More
Zf337. Professor Rico Jose said: Here are two photos of Gen. King at Lamao. The photo with him seated is from Mainichi Shimbun; the caption says he arrived at the headquarters of the 7th Tank Regiment at around 1pm (presumably Japanese time, so this would be noon Philippine time). I think this was taken while […]Read More
Zf335. This photo is from Tony Feredo, in my opinion, he is is walking dictionary about WWII in the Philippines. He said this:
The first meeting of King during his surrender was actually with Major General Kameichiro Nagano, IJA 21st Div Infantry Commander at Lamao . However Nagano was not in a position to discuss formal terms of the surrender so that is why King had to meet with Col Nakayama who was Homma’s representative for the 14th Army. Attached is a photo of King with Nagano (seated).
There were several photos taken by both the Japanese Propaganda corps as well as the IJA own unit photographers that made it to various publications after the fall of the Philippines. Some of them also appeared on specialized photo books like what the IJA 16th Division during their 41-42 campaign in the Philippines.
Zf334—Diwa ng Bataan (Spirit of Bataan) a Symbol, a Tribute, a Pledge Memorial. This image is dedicated to the controversy as to where Gen. King surrendered because this memorial is also called the Final Surrender Location of Gen. King. However this spot of this memorial is important because Gen King and his surrender party was […]Read More
Zf191. We Remember Bataan and Corregidor: The Story of the American and Filipino Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor and Their Captivity. By Mariano Villarin It is available in the www and it is copy from this URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1926313.We_Remember_Bataan_and_CorregidorRead More
Zf152. U810. Gen MacArthur, with Gen Carlos Romulo at his side is approaching, on Navy PT Boats, the south shore, Bottomside of Fort Mills on Corregidor Island. It is the 2nd of March 1945 and the soldiers who liberated the Island, will present it this day to Gen MacArthur, who will order the flag raised […]Read More