Saturday, October 22, 2011

To Inspire and to Lead: The Letters of Gen. Vicente Lim, 1938-1942 by Brigadier General Vicente Lim

Title: To Inspire and to Lead: The Letters of Gen. Vicente Lim, 1938-1942
Author: Brigadier General Vicente Lim
Synopsis: Brigadier General Vicente Lim (1888–1944) was a World War II Filipino general. In recognition of his services to the Filipino people, General Lim appears on the 1,000 Peso banknote. The former Camp Paciano Rizal was renamed to Camp Vicente Lim, located in Laguna, pursuant to GO Nr. 457, GHQ, AFP in honor of Brig. General Vicente P Lim who commanded the 41st Infantry Division. Camp Vicente Lim used to be a vast track of land in the early 1937. It became training ground during the mobilization period sometime in 1937, when American forces started to call able bodied young men to go on military training due to the outbreak of war in the western hemisphere. On September 1, 1941, the 41st filed Artillery Regiment Philippine Army was mobilized in this camp. On September 8, 1946, it became the Headquarters of the 4th Military district which covers the whole southern Luzon.
Year Published: 1980, Manila, Philippines
Format: Softbound, bookpaper
Size: 9 x 8 inches
No. of Pages: 262 pages
Condition: Some minor shelf-wear; slightly scuffed along the spine; covers are in otherwise good shape with some minor wear and bumps; pages are fine and crisp with no visible toning; overall EXCELLENT condition
Weight: 700 grams

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HAC Code: 3F0021


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