The military exercises of the
It’s a fact –
If there are bullies – even just one bully – in the neighborhood, who won’t feel safe to be
Accept it. There will always be nations bullying smaller nations.
Because it is a historical fact – might is right. Bertrand Russell, in his anatomy of power, made the point quite clear.
Genghis Khan and later his grandson Kublai Khan, Alexander of
To keep sovereignty the
Even with its erstwhile conqueror in World War II –
US-Philippine partnership hastened the formal surrender of Gen. Tomayuki Yamashita, the overall commander of the Japanese Imperial Forces in the Pacific.
Yamashita the “Tiger of Malaya” who had the reputation of capturing Southeast Asia at the initial stages of the war in only 14 days, was tamed by all-Filipino soldiers and guerrillas in the battle of Bessang Pass and then in Kiangan, Ifugao.
For more than three years , the
Most prominent leader of the Filipino freedom fighters of the North was Gen. Simeon Marcos Valdez, whose two nephews became Philippine Presidents – Ferdinand E. Marcos and Fidel V. Ramos.
More than 26,000 Filipino guerrillas participated in the
The final assault of
Victory was not possible without
Gen. Douglas MacArthur, the U.S.Supreme Commander in the Pacific, recognized the sheer contribution of the Filipino guerillas with a glowing tribute by saying, “The work of the