Corregidor: The Treasure Island of WWII and the men forced to recover it (+) THEI Selected Short Subject (Video)

Photo: Surrender of U.S. forces at the Malinta Tunnel. Philippines May 6, 1942. CREDIT: US Army Military History Instate SOURCE: Wikipedia ( As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.)

From Corregidor.com

Edward Michaud © 1999 – Part 1

 

Every war that has ever been waged by mankind has always spurred on the stories and legends of lost or stolen fortunes. In fact, there isn’t a country or territory on the face of this earth that doesn’t have at least one legend concerning treasure as a result of military conflict. World War Two was certainly no exception. (1)

At the entrance to Manila Bay in the Philippine Islands and bordering the South China Sea lies a tiny island only nine square kilometers in size; a rocky outcropping that was to play a significant role in the war with Japan between the years 1942 – 1945 . . . Read Complete Report

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THEI SELECTED SHORT SUBJICT

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A Forgotten Story of World War 2 In The Pacific

Uploaded by gilbertoy69

Uploaded on Jul 25, 2008

Documentary which depicts the World War II story of 16,000 American soldiers defending the tiny island of Corregidor in the Philippines against the might of the Japanese army.On 6 May 1942, General Wainwright surrendered the island. Corregidor the ‘Invulnerable’ fortress had fallen.
“The Filipinos did most of the fighting and most of the dying…”

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