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WORLD WAR II FILIPINO AMERICAN VETERANS OF HAWAII

A Memorial Book
Honoring the Gallant Filipino American Men and Women
Who Helped Bring An End to World War II

Commissioned by
The Filipino Community Center, Inc. of Hawaii

Edited by
Leonor Aureus Briscoe

From year to year, since the Immigration Act of 1990 brought thousands of veterans to seek their fortune in America in 1992, we have seen the veterans grow older and weaker, marching and sometimes limping in parades, or posing for the camera. They have remained a sea of anonymous faces behind banners proclaiming "Justice and Equity for Filipino Veterans!" But never...have we stopped to listen to the interesting tales of each veteran's wartime service that make each of them unique and special human beings.... (from the Editor's Note)

Part 1 [click here]
Remember Bataan (World War II Fil-Am Vets Song)
A Special Salute
Editor's Note
Map of the Philippines
Foreward
Washington Perspective: The Rescission Act and Our Veterans' Fight for Justice and Equity Today
Chapter I - Arrival of World War II Filipino Veterans in Hawaii

Part 2 [click here]
Chapter II - In Their Own Words, Filipino Veterans Tell Their Story
A. Survivors: Fall of Bataan, Death March, and POW Camp
B. Wounded in Battle
C. They Also Served...

Part 3 [click here]
Chapter II - In Their Own Words, Filipino Veterans Tell Their Story
D. Mopping-Up Operations: End of the War
E. Postwar Rebuilding

Part 4 [click here]
Chapter III - WWII Filipino American Veterans - Membership Rosters
A. WWII Filipino American Veterans; Philippine Scouts; & Ladies Auxiliary - Hawaii Chapter
B. 1st and 2nd Filipino Infantry Regiments, U.S. Army - Hawaii
Appendices
Acknowledgements
Glossary

Please cite entire book as follows:

Briscoe, Leonor Aureus. 2006. World War II Filipino Veterans of Hawaii. Waipahu, HI: Filipino Community Center, Inc. of Hawaii. http://www.efilarchives.org/publications (accessed [date of download]).

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