Book Launch: RAMPAGE by James M. Scott (Feb 12)

Filipinas Heritage Library (Home of the Roderick Hall Collection on WWII in the Philippines) and National Book Store present the launch of

RAMPAGE: MacArthur, Yamashita and the Battle of Manila 

February 12, 2019 (Tuesday)
4:30 PM
Ayala Museum

Written by celebrated author James M. Scott, Rampage delivers the definitive history of the monstrous twenty-nine-day battle to liberate the Philippine capital and its immediate aftermath, based on prodigious research in the United States and the Philippines, war-crimes testimony, after-action reports, and interviews with survivors.

Other works by James M. Scott include Target Tokyo, a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist, The War Below, and The Attack on the Liberty, winner of  the prestigious Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison Award from the Naval Order of the United States.

Copies of Rampage, as well as Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid that Avenged Pearl Harbor will be available for purchase at the event.

For RSVP or inquiries:
CALL: (632) 759 82 81


Students will also get a chance to attend lectures by author James M. Scott in the following universities/venues (Students not enrolled in the university venues are encouraged to attend the launch/lectures at Ayala Museum or Ortigas Library):

February 13, 2019 (Wednesday)
University of the Philippines Diliman (PH 400, Palma Hall) | 10:00-11:30 AM
Ateneo de Manila University (Escaler Hall) | 3:00-4:00 PM

February 14, 2019 (Thursday)
University of Santo Tomas (UST Museum, Main Gallery, Mezzanine Floor, UST Main Building) | 9:00-11:00 AM
De La Salle University (Philippe Jones Lhuillier Conference Room, 14F Henry Sy Sr. Hall) | 12:45-2:15 PM
University of the Philippines Manila (Buenafe Hall, 3rd floor Calderon Hall, the main building of the UP College of Medicine) | 3:30-5:00 PM

February 15, 2019 (Friday)
University of Asia and the Pacific (Rm 301, APEC Communication Building) | 9:00-10:30 AM
Far Eastern University (FEU Special Collections, FEU Library) | 2:00-4:00 PM
Ortigas Foundation Library | 6:30 PM

Students are also encouraged to join the Battle of Manila Essay Writing Contest for a chance to win P10,000. Please visit for the mechanics and registration. 

For inquiries:
CALL: (632) 759 82 81

1 Comment
    Posted at 22:05h, 13 February Reply

    My grandfather CAPT MIGUEL DE LEON BONIFACIO, QMS, PHIL SCOUTS; my uncle MAJ CHARLES ANDREW POLLARD, CE, USAFFE and my father LT MARCELO BAÑAS JAVIER, HUNTERS ROTC GUERRILLAS were killed in action on 10 FEB 1945 during the battle to liberate Manila two months before I was born.

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