American-made barracks lie in ruins on Corregidor Island in Manila Bay, the Philippines.(Joel Hilliker)
American-made barracks lie in ruins on Corregidor Island in Manila Bay, the Philippines.
(Joel Hilliker)

Reflections on a Battlefield

October 17, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
Corregidor: An epic struggle, a futile shame
 

It jarred me, the way those hulking relics of war stood starkly against the tropical foliage. Demolished, pockmarked concrete—surrounded by beautiful, lush green plants. This is Corregidor, island of antithesis.

This small island fortress in the Philippines was the scene of some of the most dramatic scenes of World War ii. It simultaneously symbolizes bravery and betrayal, humanity and hatred, strength and savagery.

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Read more about the history of America and the Philippines in Gerald Flurry’s booklet “We Have Had Our Last Chance”.
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