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‘What’s so important about MacArthur’s landing?’

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s statue in Dagupan City is left at the mercy of the elements and vandals. WILLIE LOMIBAO / CONTRIBUTOR

Sixty-eight years after American Gen. Douglas MacArthur and the Allied Forces landed on Jan. 9, 1945, on the shores of the Lingayen Gulf in Pangasinan to liberate the Philippines from the Japanese, the exact spot where he first set foot is still the subject of discussions in the province.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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