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Araw ng Kagitingan—April 9, 2024

Today in History—Araw ng Kagitingan

Today, let us remember and honor the bravery and heroism of the veterans who fought valiantly for our freedom and sovereignty. May their sacrifice inspire us to stand our ground and remain steadfast against all attempts to undermine our autonomy and democracy.

[1] Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines

[2] The National WWII Museum

[3] Philippine Scouts Heritage Society

[4] Pacific War Online Encyclopedia

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Photo: National Historical Commission of the Philippines; perspective correction: Eugene Alvin Villar (seav), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons