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The Republic of the Philippines and U.S. Interests (open access)

The Republic of the Philippines and U.S. Interests

The United States and the Republic of the Philippines maintain close ties stemming from the U.S. colonial period, the bilateral security alliance, extensive military cooperation, and common strategic and economic interests. Although the United States closed its military bases in the Philippines in 1992, the two treaty allies have continued joint military activities related to counterterrorism and maritime security. This report looks at the U.S. foreign policy towards the Philippines.
Date: April 5, 2012
Creator: Lum, Thomas
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Oral History Interview with E. R. Dolinar, April 5, 2003 transcript

Oral History Interview with E. R. Dolinar, April 5, 2003

Interview with E.R. (Ed) Dolinar, a serviceman with the U. S. Navy during World War II. He discusses going to boot camp, torpedo school and submarine school. He was on the SSN Stingray as a torpedo crewman that offloaded supplies and guerillas in the Philippines. It picked up stranded Japanese sailors and transported them to Australia. The Stingray was then decomissioned. He was then part of a crew that studied and stripped captured German submarines, and he discusses the differences between the U-boats and the US submarines. He also discusses the Bolomen, Filipino guerillas who fought the Japanese during the occupation. He also talks briefly about his experience of being hit with depth charges and gives his opinions on General MacArthur and President Truman.
Date: April 5, 2003
Creator: Bryk, Clarence & Dolinar, E. R.
Object Type: Sound
System: The Portal to Texas History

Oral History Interview with Howard L. Patton, January 5, 1999

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community
Interview with Howard L. Patton, a Army WWII veteran from Flora, Illinois. Patton discusses his family background, commissioning into the Army through ROTC, training with anti-air artillery, his marriage, deployment to New Guinea, the assault on Wakde Island, the battle of Leyte, operations at Zamboanga, and the end of the war.
Date: January 5, 1999
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Patton, Howard L.
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library

Oral History Interview with Caleb H. Canby, III, August 5, 1997

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Transcript of an interview with Caleb H. Canby, III, a Marine Corps veteran (Scout-Bomber 243, 1st Marine Air Wing), concerning experiences in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Canby discusses his family background and education; decision to join the Marine Corps, 1942; boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina; advanced training at Quantico, Virginia, 1943-44; assignment to Scout-Bomber Squadron 243 at Emirau, Solomon Islands, 1944-45; his work in the flight department processing pilots' flight logs; transfer to Mangaldan, Luzon, 1945; assignment to Mindanao in March, 1945; contraction of hepatitis and return to the U. S.
Date: August 5, 1997
Creator: Jackson, Sarah C. & Canby, Caleb H., III
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: POW's return] (open access)

[News Script: POW's return]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the return of POW's. 34 former prisoners arrived in the Philippines.
Date: March 5, 1973, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
Oral History Interviews with James D. Tyson, December 1970 - February 1971 (open access)

Oral History Interviews with James D. Tyson, December 1970 - February 1971

Interview with James D. Tyson regarding his experiences as a civilian in the Philippines in the 1930s and later a prisoner of war of the Japanese during World War II.
Date: December 5, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Tyson, James D.
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Photograph 2012.201.B1344.0576]

Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lt. gen. Jonathan Wainwright, commander of American Forces on Philippines after Gen Douglas MacArthur left in 1942, shceks sript of surrender boradcast at manial, accoridn to army caption of this picture obtained in Manila after Yanks recaptured the city from the Japanese. Left to right, Lt. col. John R. Pugh, Jap official, Gen Wainwright, Col. Nicoll F. Galbraith and col. Nunez C. Pilet."
Date: March 5, 1945
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Gateway to Oklahoma History

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 282nd week of the war, 164th week of U.S. participation

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Americans drive toward Manila; Allied aircraft active in Pacific; Red Army on road to Berlin; Allies erase German bulge. Maps: Objective Manila; Pacific action; West to Berlin; East to Berlin. Inset map of Berlin. Back: Text and 6 photographs highlight the activities of the Army Postal Service that delivers an average of 40 million piece of mail a week.
Date: February 5, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Postal Card from Eleanor Bowker to Cecelia McKie - July 5, 1943] (open access)

[Postal Card from Eleanor Bowker to Cecelia McKie - July 5, 1943]

Postcard sent from Eleanor Bowker, Somerset, England, to Mrs. W. L. McKie, Sacramento, California, thanking her for the message and stating the delay in her response was due to the fact the letter had to be forwarded to her in England.
Date: July 5, 1943
Creator: Bowker, Eleanor
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from Cecelia McKie to Florence R. Cole - June 5, 1943] (open access)

[Letter from Cecelia McKie to Florence R. Cole - June 5, 1943]

Copy of letter sent from Cecelia McKie to Florence R. Cole. McKie states that she has been listening to shortwave radio messages for four months and sending letters to families of P.O.W.s. McKie estimates she has already sent over 500 letters and has filled four scrapbooks. McKie also mentions family news and talks about life in California.
Date: June 5, 1943
Creator: McKie, Cecelia, 1903-1982
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from George Brundrett to Valree Brundrett, January 5, 1942] (open access)

[Letter from George Brundrett to Valree Brundrett, January 5, 1942]

Letter from George Cooke Brundrett to Valree Brundrett discussing his life during World War II in the Philippines. George was captured and held as a Prisoner of War in May 1942 after his battalion was ordered to surrender. He would die as a P.O.W. in July 1945.
Date: January 5, 1942
Creator: George Cooke Brundrett
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Form letter from T. N. Carswell to Francis B. Sayer - December 5, 1941] (open access)

[Form letter from T. N. Carswell to Francis B. Sayer - December 5, 1941]

A letter addressed to Honorable Francis B. Sayer, U. S. High Commissioner, Manila, Philippine Islands, from T. N. Carswell, For the Committee, Committee on Americanism, American Legion, dated December 5, 1941. The letter discusses the promotion of a "What is Americanism?" campaign. The campaign is defined as "seeking more light in the form of a contribution", the contribution being the answer to the question, "What is Americanism?". The answer will then be used "to help stimulate an American Revival comparable in results to the periods of the Revolution, the Making of the Constitution, and the Civil War" stressing that the country's destiny depends on these answers.
Date: December 5, 1941
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History