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Sunday, February 14, 2010

Conference on World War II and Filipino Heroism

Philippine Historical Association
in collaboration with
Philippine Veterans Affairs Office

Conference on Philippine Military History and Filipino Heroism
Theme: Images of Valor and Victory

March 5, 2010 (Friday), 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
National Defense College Auditorium
Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City

This conference aims to pay tribute to the veterans of World War II; bring to fore the heroism of the Filipino Veterans and share some untold stories of Filipino soldiers during the Second World War.

Conference Program

8:00 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:30 Opening Ceremony

National Anthem
Teofista Vivar, Ph. D.
Auditor, PHA

Opening Remarks
Dean Gloria M. Santos,
Executive Director, PHA

USEC Ernesto G. Carolina
Chairman, PVAO

9:30 – 10:15
The Guerilla Resistance Movement in Luzon
Dr. Ricardo T. Jose
University of the Philippines Diliman

10:15 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 11:15
Guillermo Nakar and the 14th Infantry
Col. Cesar Pobre, Ph. D.
Past President, PHA

11:15 – 12:00 Open Forum
12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH BEAK

1:00 – 1:45
World War II in Palawan
Oscar Evangelista, Ph. D.
Palawan State University

1:45 – 2:30
The Role of Women during WW II in the Philippines
Evelyn A. Miranda, Ph. D.
University of the Philippines Diliman

2:30 – 3:00 Open Forum
3:00 – 3:15 Break

3:15 – 3:30
Tribute to the Veterans of WW II (Video Presentation)
Michael Charleston B. Chua
De La Salle University Manila

3:30 – 4:00 Closing Ceremony

WW II Veteran

Closing Remarks
Evelyn A. Songco, Ph. D.
President, PHA

Masters of Ceremonies: Jonathan Balsamo and Darlene Espena

There is no registration fee.
Lunch and snacks will be served.

Attendance must be confirmed on or before February 23, 2010 with:

Ms. Lily Biscocho
Philippine Veterance Affairs Office
Tel. Nos. 911-4335/ 911-4236

For inquiries, email Mr. Jonathan Balsamo at