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Surrender

"On the day on which Lieutenant General R. L. Eichelberger...officially pronounced the end of organized enemy resistance on Mindanao, we buried Colonel Thomas E. Clifford."

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Infantry Speaking

For months to come the men of the Twenty-Fourth Infantry Division were locked in the hardest, bitterest, most exhausting battle of their ten island campaigns.

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Thunder to Davao

"The Division struck Mindanao like a thunderbolt. It struck with a hundred ships, with thousands of men, scores of field guns, hundreds of trucks."

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Return to Bataan

The Jap cannoneers did not have to test the range. There was neither bracketing nor registration. Their shells sped straight to the target....There was no room for evasion or maneuver.

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Island Raiders

The seven hundred Japanese who were on Mindoro were utterly surprised when the invasion struck them....They abandoned the towns and took to banditry in the mountainous interior.

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Another Half Million Coconuts

This is the unsung "mopping up" — bitterly fought little actions of which outsiders hear nothing. Meanwhile, at home, dark suited individuals with telegrams rang door bells in a sorrowful finale.

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Dragon Red

Five hundred and sixty Americans met a test of loyalty on wild and lonely Kilay Ridge. Three hundred and fifty came back whole.

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Doughboy White

An essential point in Colonel Spragins’ plan was never to reveal to the Japanese the full strength of his roadblock force. It was days before the enemy discovered the secret...

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