Battle of Manila | 1945 | Liberation of the Philippines by the US Army | Documentary
This film is a documentary on the liberation of the Philippines by the U.S. Army during the World War 2. It covers the landings through the final battle of Manila in 1945.
The Battle of Manila, also known as the Liberation of Manila, fought from 3 February – 3 March 1945 by American, Filipino, and Japanese forces, was part of the 1945 Philippine campaign. The one-month battle ended almost three years of Japanese military occupation in the Philippines (1942–1945). The capture of Manila was marked as General Douglas MacArthur’s key to victory in the campaign of reconquest.
Published on Sep 18, 2014