Who was Douglas MacArthur?

Introduction Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 to 05 April 1964) was an American military leader who served as General of the Army for the United States, as well as a Field Marshal to the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s, and he played a prominent role… Read More

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What was the Battle of Tirad Pass (1899)?

Introduction The Battle of Tirad Pass (Tirad); (Spanish: Batalla de Paso Tirad; Tagalog: Labanan sa Pasong Tirad; Ilocano: Gubat ti Paso), sometimes referred to as the “Philippine Thermopylae”, was a battle in the Philippine-American War fought on 02 December 1899, in northern Luzon in the Philippines, in which a 60-man Filipino rearguard commanded by Brigadier… Read More