LAST MAN IN COTABATO

My grandfather was a seargent in the USAFFE during the first phase of the japanese invasion of the Philippines. They were asigned to defend the Phil-American garrison situated in Cotabato, Northeast of Davao. During the siege,both the American and Filipino soldiers fought to the last bullet. My grandfather was the last Filipino soldier who was ordered by his american officers ( a Major and a Leutenant ) to carry the order of surrender for the garrison. He was straffed by Japenese Aircraft and shot by snipers... His sacrifice shattered his personlity both mental and phisical. He was not recognised as a member of the USAFFE and died as a simple but proud soldier... USAFFE was an extension of American Forces in the Southeast Asia during the WWII...
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JIGS REBUCAN

My grandfather was a seargent in the USAFFE during the first phase of the japanese invasion of the Philippines. They were asigned to defend the Phil-American garrison situated in Cotabato, Northeast of Davao. During the siege,both the American and Filipino soldiers fought to the last bullet.

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