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Japanese Occupation Of The Philippines
 United States Commonwealth of the Philippines HukbalahapUnaffiliated Moro Muslim insurgents Japan Second Philippine RepublicCommanders and leaders GA Douglas MacArthur (26 July 1941 – 30 June 1946) Pres. Manuel L. Quezon
Manuel L. Quezon
† (15 Nov. 1935 – 1 Aug. 1944) Pres. Sergio Osmeña (1 Aug. 1944 – 28 May 1946) Maj Gen. Basilio J. Valdez (1 Jan. 1939 – 7 Nov. 1945) Chairman Luis TarucMoro leaders Datu
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Gumbay Piang Salipada Pendatun Sultan of Sulu Jainal Abirin Sultan of Ramain Alonto Datu
Datu
Pino Datu
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Busran Kalaw Amer Manalao Mindalano Sultan Mohamad Ali Dimaporo Datu
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Lacub Datu
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Dimalaung Lt Gen. Masaharu Homma (3 Jan. 1942 – 8 June 1942) Gen. Shizuichi Tanaka (8 June 1942 – 28 May 1943) Gen. Shigenori Kuroda (28 May 1943 – 26 Sept. 1944) Gen
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Pacific War
Allied victoryEnd of World War II Fall of the Japanese Empire Continuation of the Chinese Civil War 1951 Treaty of San Francisco Substantial weakening of European colonial powers and the gradual decolonization of AsiaTerritorial changesAllied occupation of JapanRemoval of all Japanese troops occupying parts of the Republic of China and the retrocession of Taiwan to China Liberation of Korea and Manchuria
Manchuria
from Japanese rule, followed by the division of Korea Cession of all Japanese-held islands in the Central
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Masaharu Homma
Masaharu Homma
Masaharu Homma
(本間 雅晴, Homma Masaharu, November 27, 1887 – April 3, 1946) was a lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. Homma commanded the Japanese 14th Army which invaded the Philippines
Philippines
and perpetrated the Bataan Death March. After the war, Homma was convicted of war crimes relating to the actions of troops under his direct command and executed by firing squad on April 3, 1946.Contents1 Biography 2 War crimes trial and execution 3 Trial controversy 4 Footnotes 5 Bibliography 6 External linksBiography[edit] Homma was born on Sado Island, in the Sea of Japan
Sea of Japan
off Niigata Prefecture
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General
A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.[1] The term "general" is used in two ways: as the generic title for all grades of general officer and as a specific rank. It originates in the 16th century, as a shortening of captain general, which rank was taken from Middle French capitaine général. The adjective general had been affixed to officer designations since the late medieval period to indicate relative superiority or an extended jurisdiction. Today, the title of "General" is known in some countries as a four-star rank. However different countries use different systems of stars for senior ranks
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Shizuichi Tanaka
Second Sino-Japanese War World War IIKyūjō incidentIn this Japanese name, the family name is Tanaka. Shizuichi Tanaka
Shizuichi Tanaka
(田中 静壱, Tanaka Shizuichi, 1 October 1887 – 24 August 1945) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, who, at the end of World War II, was commander of the Eastern District Army, which covered the Tokyo- Yokohama
Yokohama
area.Contents1 Biography 2 References2.1 Books3 External links 4 NotesBiography[edit] A native of Hyōgo prefecture, Tanaka graduated from the 19th class of the Imperial Japanese Army
Imperial Japanese Army
Academy and 28th class of the Army Staff College
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Shigenori Kuroda
Shigenori Kuroda (黒田 重徳, Kuroda Shigenori, 5 October 1887 – 30 April 1952) was a Japanese general of the Japanese Imperial Army and the Japanese Governor- General
General
of the Philippines
Philippines
during World War II.Contents1 Biography1.1 Battle of Wuyuan 1.2 Philippines 1.3 American return and postwar life2 See also 3 ReferencesBiography[edit] Kuroda was commissioned as an infantry officer in 1909. He graduated from Army War College in 1916 with Tomoyuki Yamashita
Tomoyuki Yamashita
and Shizuichi Tanaka, and later became a military observer in Europe during World War I. In 1922, Kuroda served as military attaché in England. From 1935-1937, he served as military attaché in India
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Tomoyuki Yamashita
Tomoyuki Yamashita
Tomoyuki Yamashita
(山下 奉文, Yamashita Tomoyuki, November 8, 1885 – February 23, 1946; also called Yamashita Tomobumi[2]) was an Imperial Japanese Army
Imperial Japanese Army
general during World War II. At the forefront of the invasion of Malaya and Singapore, his accomplishment of conquering Malaya and Singapore in 70 days led to the British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, calling the ignominious fall of Singapore to Japan the "worst disaster" and "largest capitulation" in British military history.[3] The accomplishment earned Yamashita the sobriquet the Tiger of Malaya. Later in the war, he was assigned to defend the Philippines from the advancing US and Filipino forces
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José P. Laurel
José P. Laurel, PLH (born José Paciano Laurel y García; March 9, 1891 – November 6, 1959) was a Filipino politician and judge. He was the president of the Second Philippine Republic, a Japanese puppet state when occupied during World War II, from 1943 to 1945
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Armed Forces Of The Philippines
The Armed Forces of the Philippines
Philippines
(AFP) (Filipino: Sandatahang Lakas ng Pilipinas, Spanish: Fuerzas Armadas de Filipinas) are the military forces of the Philippines, composed of the Philippine Army, Philippine Navy (including the Philippine Marine Corps) and Philippine Air Force. Previous attached branch was the defunct Philippine Constabulary, while the Philippine Coast G
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Philippine Army Air Corps
World War IIBattle of Bataan Philippines
Philippines
Campaign (1941-1942) Philippines
Philippines
Campaign (1944-1945)CommandersNotable commanders Maj. William L. Lee Maj. Basilio Fernando LCol. Charles A. Backes Capt. Pelagio Cruz (PAAC Inf. Bn.) LCol. John Ryan LCol. Edwin AndrewsWWII Philippine Army
Philippine Army
DivisionsPrevious Next102nd Division (PA) Philippine Army
Philippine Army
Offshore PatrolCeremony at Camp Murphy in Rizal marking the induction of the Philippine Army
Philippine Army
Air Corps into the U.S. Army on 15 August 1941. Behind Lt. Gen. Douglas MacArthur, from left to right, are Lt. Col. Richard K. Sutherland, Col. Harold H. George, Lt. Col. William F. Marquat, and Maj. LeGrande A
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United States Armed Forces
American Revolutionary WarWhiskey RebellionIndian WarsBarbary WarsWar of 1812Patriot WarMexican–American WarUtah WarCortina TroublesReform WarAmerican Civil WarNew York City draft riots Las Cuevas WarSpanish–American WarBanana WarsPhilippine–American WarBoxer RebellionBorder WarWorld War IRussian Civil WarWorld War IICold WarPuerto Rican Nationalist Revolts Korean War 1958 Lebanon crisis Dominican Civil War Bay of Pigs Invasion Cuban Missile Crisis Vietnam War Korean DMZ Conflict Operation Eagle Claw Multinational Force Lebanon Invasion of Grenada Operation Golden Pheasant Invasion of Panama Persian Gulf WarSomali Civil WarOperation Gothic Serpent Battle of Mogadishu Bosnian WarOperation Deliberate Force Operation Deny Flight Kosovo WarOperation Allied Force Global War on TerrorismOperation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan Philippines Horn of Africa Trans Sahara Iraq War Intervention against ISIL War in North-West Pakistan
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Sulu Sultanate
Neolithic
Neolithic
ageCallao and Tabon peoples Arrival of the Negritos Austronesian expansion Angono Petroglyphs Lal-lo and Gattaran Shell Middens Jade cultureIron ageSa Huyun Culture Society of the Igorot Ancient barangaysEvents/ArtifactsBalangay grave goods Manunggul Jar Prehistoric gems Sa Huyun-Kalanay Complex Maitum Anthropomorphic PotteryArchaic epoch (900–1565) Historically documented city-states/polities (by geography from North to South)Samtoy chieftaincy Caboloan Tondo Namayan Rajahnate
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United States Army Air Force
The United States
United States
Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force,[1] was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II
World War II
(1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States
United States
Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force
United States Air Force
of today, one of the five uniformed military services. The AAF was a component of the United States Army, which in 1942 was divided functionally by executive order into three autonomous forces: the Army Ground Forces, the Services of Supply (which in 1943 became the Army Service Forces), and the Army Air Forces
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