The Philippine Cultural Center (“PCC”) will present the documentary, “Forgotten Soldiers” at 7:00 pm on Friday, September 27, 2013.
Admission is free and open to the public. Food and drinks will be sold during the viewing of this poignant film.
“Forgotten Soldiers” uses interviews, photographs, reenactments and actual footage from World War II in which ten divisions of Philippine Army soldiers and one U.S. Army infantry division with supporting units – known as Philippine Scouts. Much of this story is told via the U.S. Army’s Philippine Scouts who exhibited extreme heroism in two historic battles – Bataan and Corregidor.
An acute look is given to the atrocities spawned from the “Bataan Death March”. 12,000 Philippine Scouts commenced World War II and half saw their demise by war’s end. (Wikipedia) Today, about 118 are still living – they are part of the valor and courage of the “Greatest Generation” and they will always be remembered.
For more information, please go to Philippine Cultural Center’s Facebook page.