Zc976. This is only part of the Squadron 260 LGAF casualty list, I chose it because it lists 10 soldiers from the town of Umingan.
When I think of these soldiers who fell for freedom of their country and then look at the dilapidated state of the LGAF Plaque in the Umingan Town Square, I feel so sad that the descendents of these soldiers seem to have forgotten their ancestors.
Zc972. The book cover of Lapham’s Raiders by Robert Lapham and Bernard Norling.
I got the book, it is good reading he describes how it was and how his guerrillas made do. I got interested and visited Umingan, the area of his Head Quarters. The book cover picture sure reminds me of the Villa Verde Trail, the section I call: The Middle Section.
Zc971. The Philippine Bataan Memorial Cemetery. This picture was sent by the Gen. MacArthur Memorial. This is absolute proof that at the foot of Mount Samat, exactly there where the road to the Mt. Samat Shrine starts now from the Pilar-Bagac Road was the location of the Philippine Bataan Memorial Cemetery.Read More