Friday, June 28, 2013

From the Archives

Leyte Island, P.I.
Capt. Nieves Fernandez, only known Filipino female guerilla leader and formerly a school teacher, shows Pvt. Andrew Lupiba how she used her long knife to silently kill Japanese soldiers during long years of Filipino domination by the Japanese. Lupiba was a bellhop at Los Angeles Ambassador Hotel before entering service.
Photo by Stanley Troutman, Acue news picture photographer for War Picture Pool. 11-7-44

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