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World War II Filipino heroes honored in rites

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DND Sec. Voltaire Gazmin salutes at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers at the Libingan ng mga Bayani during the kick-off ceremony in the observance of the Philippine Veterans Week. (Lucia Brono/PIA-NCR)QUEZON CITY (PIA) — Filipino World War II veterans were honored during a ceremony held Friday at the Philippine Army Grandstand in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.

The event is part of activities in observance of the Fall of Bataan, which for this year has for its theme, “Ang Beterano: Sigla at Inspirasyon ng Kabataan tungo sa Tuwid na Daan.”

The Philippine Veterans Week will be observed from April 5 to April 11.

A number of veterans were awarded plaques and medals in recognition of their wartime services and honorable performance of duties during the war.

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