On December 8, 1941, as the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, they also attacked the Philippine island of Luzon, home to manila, Clark Air Base, Fort McKinley and American forces stationed there. American forces waged war for months until surrender seemed the only option. Most became prisoners of war and endured the infamous Bataan Death March. But roughly 450 men chose to hide in the jungle and find a way to fight on.
On December 8, 1941, as the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, they also attacked the Philippine island of Luzon.
November 1st, 2012To Be An American
Independence Day is about celebrating what it means to be an American.
The selfless, courageous and fearless members of our military sacrifice so much to defend our freedoms at home. These stories honor their service.
These stories are ones of heroism and unquestionable valor from those who devote their lives to protect and defend the cities and towns we call home.
Our nation's first responders exemplify strength and heroism. These stories feature the brave men and women who rush in when everyone else runs out.