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Written by Philippine Embassy Staff   
Saturday, 23 February 2008 00:51

 

AMBASSADOR GAA HONORS FILIPINO WWII VETERANS’ SERVICES AND SACRIFICES ON 62nd ANNIVERSARY OF ENACTMENT OF RESCISSION ACT

 


 

On 19 February 2008, a day after the 62nd anniversary of the Rescission Act of 1946, Ambassador Willy C. Gaa, together with Filipino WWII veterans and officials from the Philippine Embassy, honored the services and sacrifices of Filipino WWII veterans by laying wreaths at a simple and solemn ceremony at the Bataan-Corregidor marker at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C.

 

 PHOTOS: (1st Photo - Upper left) Ambassador Gaa leads Filipino WWII veterans and officials from the Embassy on a wreath laying ceremony at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C.; (2nd Photo) Ambassador Gaa laying a wreath at the Bataan-Corregidor marker; (3rd Photo) Ambassador Gaa acknowledging and honoring the services and sacrifices of Filipino WWII veterans; (4th Photo) Ambassador Gaa with Filipino WWII veterans and Embassy officials at the Bataan-Corregidor marker where a simple message was read quoting U.S. President Harry S. Truman’s acknowledgement of the important service and contributions made by Filipino veterans to the U.S. war effort in World War II.

 

 

 

 

 



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