Manila American Memorial Cemetery.

Corregidor Island.

The dock MacArthur left from. Across the water is Bataan Peninsula.

Some of Corregidor's many big guns.

Philippine War Memorial and WWII plaque.

Two of the many ruins on Corregidor.

Pacific War Memorial


Alter (fully lit by the sun above on the week of May 6--the date the American's surrendered to the Japanese)

The Eternal Flame, as seen from the alter

Happy Fourth of July.
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5 Responses
  1. Kazzy Says:

    Ooooo, great photos! What great monuments.

  2. Natalie Says:

    My grandpa served in the Philippines during WWII. He NEVER wanted to go back.

    I, on the other hand, would be very interested to see where he served. This brought a little tear to my eye thinking about him, fighting there, and how we celebrate our freedom today, in part, because of that. Thanks!

  3. Kimberly Says:

    Staggering to think about all that those memorials were built to attest to.

  4. WOW! These pictures are amazing. This place looks breathtakingly beautiful!