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#Neverforget World War II

The dwindling number of surviving comfort women highlights a sense of urgency for them to receive a public apology from Japan

‘Comfort women’ statues as reminders of Japanese wartime atrocities

The comfort women campaign highlights the urgency for justice as attempts to whitewash history and to distort narratives continue

Filipino veterans of World War II honored anew

The Battle of Leyte, considered the largest naval battle in history, became “a watershed moment in the Pacific war theater”

UST rector cites importance of ‘remembering’ during Battle of Manila anniversary

“We can only make sense of the past by our ability to retell the story and acknowledging the pain and sufferings inflicted”

Lola Isabelita Viduya, comfort woman, 89

Isabelita and other Filipino women victims of sexual slavery and violence died without receiving a formal apology and compensation from Japan

Filipino World War II veterans remembered; pandemic frontliners tagged as heroes

“We may live in relative peace ... but there remain current challenges we must face head on” - Gov Petilla of Leyte

WWII heroes remembered in online observance of 76th Leyte Landing anniversary

The Battle of Leyte, known as the largest naval battle in history, was “a watershed moment in the Pacific war theatre” during World War II

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