Tag Archives: Philippines

The Spanish-American War ended this month 120 years ago. While you might not know what it was about, what we gained from it has been huge.
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Army Lt. Gen. Jonathan Wainwright was tasked with the impossible in the Philippines during WWII. His leadership earned him the Medal of Honor.
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Only 19 men to have received two Medal of Honors in its history. Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler was one of them. 
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The Bataan Memorial Death March is no easy feat, but thousands do it each year to honor those who defended the Philippines during WWII.
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Thousands will soon take to the desert to honor the troops who endured the Bataan Death March during WWII.
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