What great irony it is for the Imperial Japanese invaders to call the defeat of the Philippine and the American Army as “Araw ng Kagitingan.”
We uphold the #Filipina—never timid, always compassionate, fiercely loving and imbued with lofty vision and strength.
Saying that we commemorate the ‘122 anniversary of Philippine independence’ today implies that we have had our national sovereignty and independence for the past 122 years, which is not historically accurate.
Note: This is a work of fiction, based on true historical facts. The year 1918 came when Fort Stotsenburg was renamed Clark Air Field and hosted, aside from the US Cavalry in the Pacific, the new US 13th Air Force and with it came hordes of aircrafts for military aviation and thousands of motorized vehicle…