Araw ng Kagitingan: Col. Leonardo Olaira Olandesca

April 9 marks the Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) in the Philippines which commemorates the fall of Bataan during World War II.  At dawn of this day on 1942, thousands of Filipino, American, and Filipino-Chinese soldiers were surrendered to the Japanese troops by Major General Edward P. King, Jr., the commander of the Luzon […]