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Occupation, 1942-1945 /

Statement of responsibility: Benito J. Legarda, Jr.
by Legarda, Benito J.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Filipiniana Clasica. Publisher: Manila : Vibal Publishing House, c2016Description: xix, 459 p.ISBN: 9789719706861.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines | Philippines -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945
Contents:
Part one, Invasion and Conquest: Class reunion after sixty years -- What they didn't do at Pearl -- Caught on the ground -- From Batanes to Baliuag -- Open City -- Most spectacular New Year's Eve -- Saving the national currency at New Year's -- Disharmony in the Conservatory -- Back to the horse and buggy -- Tschaikowsky and Bataan -- From glory to garbage -- Silent symphony -- "Wet eyes but singing hearts" -- Survivor of Bataan -- Noblesse oblige in Bataan -- April 9th--Bataan Day exclusively -- A tale of two massacres -- Blurring Bataan -- Early news about the Death March -- Markers on the route of death -- An authentic hero -- "I have taken a dreadful step" -- The months of heat and agony -- From Corregidor to Coral Sea -- The slow surrender -- Darkness and light in defeat -- The turn of the tide -- The unwritten letter -- "One of history's largest death factories" -- Month of heat and sorrow: death of Homma -- Release from death camp -- Basque code talkers on Guadalcanal -- Sheltering released POWs -- Takeover of the media -- A bet on Moresby -- Programs at the convalescent home -- Holiday fare in wartime -- More on wartime holiday privations -- The stragglers come home
Part two, Sullen resignation and impatient expectation: Lingering effects and glimmers of hope -- Paying the right government -- Problems at the Convalescent Home -- Trouble at the Convalescent Home -- Death in July -- Gray October -- The anthem and the stamp -- The Laurel incident in wartime Spain -- Music and monsoons in mid-November -- The storm from inside camp -- Economics and collaboration -- A Christmas concert in wartime -- From convalescents to war widows -- Morale and resistance -- Escape by submarine -- Surrender, death, and conformity -- Adjusting culturally to the occupation -- Another escape by submarine -- The fallen admirals -- June 1944
Part three, Refuge and resistance: Fleeing from Nazis to Manila -- Four boys in wartime -- The Hungarian connection -- American honorees -- A heritage school in wartime -- From Bataan to Panay -- The heroic harpist -- A Czech in the wartime Philippines -- Serving on two fronts -- The guerillas in the Philippines -- Monument to the guerillas -- A wartime resistance leader passes away -- A Fil-American family's wartime travails
Part four, The approach of freedom: Small beginnings of liberation -- "The birds will have to walk" -- "The most thrilling day" -- Differing perceptions -- September, Martial Law month -- After the first raids -- A saint's day amid raids and terror -- "Send a cable to Nimitz" -- D-Day for the Philippines -- History's greatest sea fight -- Cheers for Romblon, jeers for Mabalacat -- New angles on Leyte Gulf -- Ringside at Leyte Gulf in October -- While the battle raged -- Misled in Mabalacat -- A monument to servility -- Comfort women vs. Kamikaze -- November 23: Date of infamy -- In Latin, MacArthurum -- The winds of November -- Big change in a time of raids -- "This belongs to the emperor" -- New raids and hell ships -- Christmas without wheels -- The flaming bomber -- Contrast and similarities, December 1941 and January 1945 -- Backyard burial in wartime -- "I pray for you many years"
Part five, Manila: Death, destruction, and freedom: The race to Manila -- "Broadway terror" at Malacanan -- Seven streets of Santo Tomas -- In the flying column -- Contrasts on Calle Espana -- Did the Japanese plan to massacre the internees? -- The most vicious crime in Philippine history -- Manila: forgotten holocaust--Combat aspects -- Massacre at the Psychopathic -- Massacre at St. Paul's -- Blood, fire, and ruin remembered -- Death on Calle Agno -- Surviving the Herran-Kansas masacre -- Ordeal in Paco, 1945 -- Festival of death -- Surviving the worst -- More views on Manila's liberation: Ateneo destroyed -- Searching for the consul's grave -- Destruction of Intramuros -- A street named Liberation -- Manila holocaust: massacre and rape -- Civilian victims in Manila, February 1945 -- A tribute to the martyrs of Manila -- Readings for the festival of death -- Not in February -- Responsibility for Manila's destruction -- Recalling wartime events correctly -- Yamashita's first interview: Manila was not an open city -- Yamashita's guilt, Korean atrocities, and other misconceptions about the Liberation of Manila -- Lecturing on Manila's destruction -- Ruin and desolation -- Notes from a book launch -- Sister cities in sorrow
Part six, Pursuing the war: Retaking the Rock -- Fleeing death in Batangas -- Raid and reprisal -- The southern landings -- Celebrating Filipino victories: Ipo Dam -- Celebrating Filipino victories: Bessang Pass -- From Lacrimosa to Eroica -- From Sampaloc to Quiapo via Mabitac -- Aggressors as victims -- Inseparable
Part seven, Retrospect and retribution: Unrepentant aggressors -- Looking before and after -- Reviewing the occupation era: Truth -- Sixty-five years later -- Roads not taken -- Premier Abe: Crimes without criminals? -- Ebdalin reminds Abe -- Chiding their own leaders -- Friendship month -- New look at a documentary -- Insufficient reconciliation -- Servile tour guides -- Enriching wartime research materials -- A remarkable sixty-sixth
Language/Translation Info: EnglishSummary: "Esteemed historian Benito Legarda Jr.'s writings on this period of our history [Japanese Occupation of the Philippines during World War II], consisting largely of columns from the Philippines Free Press and the Philippine Daily Inquirer, were previously published in book form as Occupation '42 and Occupation: The Later Years. This new edition gathers these acclaimed collections into a single volume, along with additional never-before compiled articles, to create a definitive omnibus." List(s) this item appears in: Ethnic/Indigenous/Tribal design patterns
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Part one, Invasion and Conquest: Class reunion after sixty years -- What they didn't do at Pearl -- Caught on the ground -- From Batanes to Baliuag -- Open City -- Most spectacular New Year's Eve -- Saving the national currency at New Year's -- Disharmony in the Conservatory -- Back to the horse and buggy -- Tschaikowsky and Bataan -- From glory to garbage -- Silent symphony -- "Wet eyes but singing hearts" -- Survivor of Bataan -- Noblesse oblige in Bataan -- April 9th--Bataan Day exclusively -- A tale of two massacres -- Blurring Bataan -- Early news about the Death March -- Markers on the route of death -- An authentic hero -- "I have taken a dreadful step" -- The months of heat and agony -- From Corregidor to Coral Sea -- The slow surrender -- Darkness and light in defeat -- The turn of the tide -- The unwritten letter -- "One of history's largest death factories" -- Month of heat and sorrow: death of Homma -- Release from death camp -- Basque code talkers on Guadalcanal -- Sheltering released POWs -- Takeover of the media -- A bet on Moresby -- Programs at the convalescent home -- Holiday fare in wartime -- More on wartime holiday privations -- The stragglers come home

Part two, Sullen resignation and impatient expectation: Lingering effects and glimmers of hope -- Paying the right government -- Problems at the Convalescent Home -- Trouble at the Convalescent Home -- Death in July -- Gray October -- The anthem and the stamp -- The Laurel incident in wartime Spain -- Music and monsoons in mid-November -- The storm from inside camp -- Economics and collaboration -- A Christmas concert in wartime -- From convalescents to war widows -- Morale and resistance -- Escape by submarine -- Surrender, death, and conformity -- Adjusting culturally to the occupation -- Another escape by submarine -- The fallen admirals -- June 1944

Part three, Refuge and resistance: Fleeing from Nazis to Manila -- Four boys in wartime -- The Hungarian connection -- American honorees -- A heritage school in wartime -- From Bataan to Panay -- The heroic harpist -- A Czech in the wartime Philippines -- Serving on two fronts -- The guerillas in the Philippines -- Monument to the guerillas -- A wartime resistance leader passes away -- A Fil-American family's wartime travails

Part four, The approach of freedom: Small beginnings of liberation -- "The birds will have to walk" -- "The most thrilling day" -- Differing perceptions -- September, Martial Law month -- After the first raids -- A saint's day amid raids and terror -- "Send a cable to Nimitz" -- D-Day for the Philippines -- History's greatest sea fight -- Cheers for Romblon, jeers for Mabalacat -- New angles on Leyte Gulf -- Ringside at Leyte Gulf in October -- While the battle raged -- Misled in Mabalacat -- A monument to servility -- Comfort women vs. Kamikaze -- November 23: Date of infamy -- In Latin, MacArthurum -- The winds of November -- Big change in a time of raids -- "This belongs to the emperor" -- New raids and hell ships -- Christmas without wheels -- The flaming bomber -- Contrast and similarities, December 1941 and January 1945 -- Backyard burial in wartime -- "I pray for you many years"

Part five, Manila: Death, destruction, and freedom: The race to Manila -- "Broadway terror" at Malacanan -- Seven streets of Santo Tomas -- In the flying column -- Contrasts on Calle Espana -- Did the Japanese plan to massacre the internees? -- The most vicious crime in Philippine history -- Manila: forgotten holocaust--Combat aspects -- Massacre at the Psychopathic -- Massacre at St. Paul's -- Blood, fire, and ruin remembered -- Death on Calle Agno -- Surviving the Herran-Kansas masacre -- Ordeal in Paco, 1945 -- Festival of death -- Surviving the worst -- More views on Manila's liberation: Ateneo destroyed -- Searching for the consul's grave -- Destruction of Intramuros -- A street named Liberation -- Manila holocaust: massacre and rape -- Civilian victims in Manila, February 1945 -- A tribute to the martyrs of Manila -- Readings for the festival of death -- Not in February -- Responsibility for Manila's destruction -- Recalling wartime events correctly -- Yamashita's first interview: Manila was not an open city -- Yamashita's guilt, Korean atrocities, and other misconceptions about the Liberation of Manila -- Lecturing on Manila's destruction -- Ruin and desolation -- Notes from a book launch -- Sister cities in sorrow

Part six, Pursuing the war: Retaking the Rock -- Fleeing death in Batangas -- Raid and reprisal -- The southern landings -- Celebrating Filipino victories: Ipo Dam -- Celebrating Filipino victories: Bessang Pass -- From Lacrimosa to Eroica -- From Sampaloc to Quiapo via Mabitac -- Aggressors as victims -- Inseparable

Part seven, Retrospect and retribution: Unrepentant aggressors -- Looking before and after -- Reviewing the occupation era: Truth -- Sixty-five years later -- Roads not taken -- Premier Abe: Crimes without criminals? -- Ebdalin reminds Abe -- Chiding their own leaders -- Friendship month -- New look at a documentary -- Insufficient reconciliation -- Servile tour guides -- Enriching wartime research materials -- A remarkable sixty-sixth

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