The highest official in the Philippines Veterans Affairs Office called for more Filipinos to recall and honor the heroes of its historic past, especially the Mindanao Guerrillas during the Second World War.
Military officials from the Philippine Armed Forces lauded the guerrillas of the Resistance Movement in Mindanao during two events held Monday, 13 March 2023 commemorating the 81st anniversary of Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s Arrival in Cagayan on 13 March 1942.
The first Mindanao Guerrillas Exhibit was held at the Exhibit Room of the Exhibit Room of the Elsa P. Pelaez Memorial Library on March 15-17, 2017 as part of the week-long festivities commemorating the 75th Jubilee of Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s arrival in Cagayan on March 13, 1942 (Friday) aboard PT-41 of MTB Ron 3 commanded by Lt.… Continue reading... “Mindanao Guerrillas Exhibit honors World War II heroes”
The City Government of Cagayan de Oro together with the kin of our World War II veterans mark the 81st anniversary of Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s arrival in Cagayan on March 13, 1942 with a simple program and turnover at the MacArthur Memorial at Barangay Macabalan.
March 13, 2023, marks the 81st anniversary of the arrival of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, his family and general staff at the Macabalan Wharf in Cagayan de Oro (formerly Cagayan de Misamis, Misamis Oriental) after a harrowing two-day trip from Corregidor aboard four (eventually three) PT Boats of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 3 (MTB Ron 3).… Continue reading... “MacArthur’s Escape to Australia”
A maquette by Cagayan de Oro artist Oscar Esteban Floirendo has been selected as one of 30 public art proposals from Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao, featured in the Espasyong Bayan Exhibit launched Saturday, 25 February 2023 by the Arts Research and Training Institute (ARTIST Inc.) Center, Los Baños, Laguna.