Ermita, Manila

Ermita

Rizal Park | Rizal Park’s Children’s Playground | The Fireworks that Caused the Lives of GOMBURZA | Luneta: Killing Fields of Old Manila | Beautiful Orchids at the Manila Orchidarium |

Museo Pambata, A Fun Museum at the Old Elk’s Club Building in Manila | National Historic Institute | Ambeth Ocampo and Nick Joaquin | Old Army-Navy Club | The Aborted Plan of Daniel Burnham | Manila Hotel | Manila Ocean Park |

National Museum Building on P. Burgos |Museum of the Filipino People | Manila Planetarium | National Art Gallery | Museum of the Filipino People |

The Immortal Charm of Paco Cemetery | Ermita Church of Nuestra Senora de Guia | Ermita Antique Shops | Paco Church | Ermita | Supreme Court | Malate

Aliwan Festival 2008 | Colors of Aliwan Festival 2008 | The Changing Face of Filipino Fiestas | Bota Flores |

Published on November 7, 2009 at 2:00 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. During the Liberation of Manila in 1945, The execution of two Filipino jurist of the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines Anacleto Diaz and Antonio VIlla Real was captured, tortured, murdered and executed by the hand of the Japanese Imperial forces at Taft Avenue in Ermita, Manila.

    Elpidio Quirino (now. President of the Philippines) was re-elected to the Senate but was not able to serve until 1945. During the Battle of Manila in World War II, his wife, Alicia Syquia, and three of his five children were killed as they were fleeing their home.

    And Over 100,000 to 150,000 Filipino civilians was killed by the Japanese soldiers in Manila on February 1945.

    The Ermita district in Manila was liberated and recaptured by joint U.S. & Philippine Commonwealth military ground troops including the local recognized guerrillas and killing and attacking Japanese Imperial forces.


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