Saturday, October 22, 2011

They Refused to Die: True Stories About World War II Heroes in the Philippines 1941-1945 by Lt. Col. Fidel L. Ongpauco

Title: They Refused to Die: True Stories About World War II Heroes in the Philippines 1941-1945
Author: Lt. Col. Fidel L. Ongpauco
Synopsis: The 1942 stories in this book about the battles of Bataan and Corregidor, the March of Death, and the hell of Capas have been and will always be a spring of inspiration for patriotism, and love of God and country by the youth of our land. Written yearly for 16 years (1967-1982) for different metropolitan newspapers and magazines, the stories depict the bravery and heroism of the Filipinos who fought, and suffered side by side with their American friends. These stories narrated from a participant’s point of view make the Filipino youth feel proud to be a Filipino. This humble official, also a participant of World War II believed this book should be one of the required readings of our youth.
Year Published: 1982, Philippines
ISBN: 0-9690367-1-X
Format: Softbound, bookpaper
Size: 9 x 6 inches
No. of Pages: 368 pages
Condition: This book is like-new; no obvious damage on the covers; pages are fine and crisp with some minor toning; overall EXCELLENT condition
Weight: 600 grams

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HAC Code: 3F0020

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