corregidor corregidor  /kə ˈrɛ ɡə dɔr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II; United States forces surrendered in 1942 and recaptured the area in 1945

News

  1. U.S. 127 Bypass to be memorial highway in Mercer for Bataan Corregidor

    LEXINGTON — By action of the Kentucky General Assembly, a section of U.S. 127 in Mercer County will be designated the “Bataan Corregidor Memorial Highway.” The designated portion of roadway is the U.S. 127 Bypass through Mercer County.
    on August 28, 2013     Source: The Danville Advocate-Messenger

  2. GLANCE BACK

    Mr. and Mrs. Brown of Galt received a postal card this week from their son Roy who is held prisoner in a Japanese internment camp. He was at Corregidor. The card read: “I am interned in Osaka Umeda Bunsho, Prisoner of War camp. My health was poor but much better now. I am not working.”
    on August 28, 2013     Source: The Galt Herald

Quotes

  1. "Filipinos displayed great courage alongside American soldiers at Bataan and Corregidor, only to be denied their just benefits by our government," Obama said, adding that the Veterans Benefits Enhancement Act of 2007 would honor the service of...
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: ABS CBN News

  2. Whitcomb wrote a book about his war experience, "Escape from Corregidor," in 1958.
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Edgar Whitcomb Source: Indianapolis Star

  3. "I took 'Thrilla in Manila' to demonstrate what endurance and courage would be, from Iwo Jima to Bataan, Corregidor, Saipan, during World War II," King said. "So liberation, freedom is there, and you've got the two greatest fighters in the...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Don King Source: ESPN

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