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On Day of Valor, Robredo tells Filipinos: Be valiant like our forefathers

Apr 09, 2019 - 8:19 AM

The Vice President is attending the 77th commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan at the Mount Samat National Shrine in Pilar, Bataan, while President Rodrigo Duterte will observe the event in Jolo, Sulu

BE BRAVE. Vice President Leni Robredo wants Filipinos to live up to their forefathers' bravery during the Fall of Bataan 77 years ago. File photo by OVP

Goebbels' diary shows he took note of Fall of Bataan

Apr 09, 2018 - 12:57 AM

Entries in Joseph Goebbels' 1942 diary show the propaganda minister taking note of the fall of Bataan and quickly blaming MacArthur, and the Jews behind him

WORLD WAR II. This undated file photo taken during World War II in Germany shows Nazi leader Adolf Hitler (L) standing with his Nazi commanders Hermann Goering (2nd L), Joseph Goebbels (C) and Rudolf Hess (R). Photo from the National Archives/AFP

Duterte on Araw ng Kagitingan: PH freedoms 'imperiled'

Apr 09, 2018 - 12:04 AM

(UPDATED) 'Forces who wish to see a weak and submissive Philippines continue in their unbridled disrespect for the institutions and laws that embody our aspirations as a people,' says President Rodrigo Duterte on the 76th Day of Valor

US envoy honors SAF 44

Apr 09, 2015 - 4:02 PM

We honor the SAF members who laid down their lives to protect us all against a modern scourge – international terrorism says Ambassador Philip Goldberg

DAY OF VALOR: US ambassador Philip Goldbert joins President Benigno S. Aquino III in the 73rd Commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) at the Dambana ng Kagitingan, Mt. Samat Shrine in Pilar, Bataan. Photo by Ryan Lim / Malacañang Photo Bureau

#SalamatSaSerbisyo: Tribute to men and women of valor

Apr 09, 2015 - 11:07 AM

Share photos of heroes you personally know – your grandfather mother or father sister brother or friend – who have served the country well or continue to put their lives on the line for the sake of the motherland

#ArawNgKagitingan: Calendar of activities

Apr 08, 2015 - 5:34 PM

Participate in the commemorative events organized by the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office to immortalize the valor of the country s veterans

CONVERSATION: #ArawNgKagitingan: What will our fallen heroes say to Aquino?

Apr 08, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Share quotes from the works of heroes their historical acts and principles they fought for which are relevant in dealing with pressing national issues of the day

Down virtual memory lane: World War II in a click

Apr 10, 2012 - 7:02 AM

The government s online project features a sequence of historical junctures that lead to the War in the Pacific Particular events are situated on a map complemented with corresponding relevant information