World War 2

July 30, 2020
Liberation Talks: The Aftermath of WWII on Aug 15

Speakers: Dr. Ricardo Jose, Cecilia Gaerlan, and James Scott | Q&A moderated by Desiree Benipayo

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June 16, 2020
War Through the Eyes of the Child

A virtual exhibition on the experiences of children during the war

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February 3, 2020
Hope is the Thing with Feathers*

When we think of war and the great tragedy it imposes on those left behind to remember it, we often do so with great solemnity, anger, and pain…

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A Battle Yet to be Won

The Battle of Manila is a war that speaks hundreds of stories and destroyed hundreds of lives, yet history overlooks the gore of the catastrophic battle…

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[Battle of Manila Essay]

James Scott’s lecture about the Battle of Manila gave me my first real glimpse into the horrors of the first and only urban battle…

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The Battle of Manila: A Reflection and A Hope

The Battle of Manila of 1945 is one of the many bloody encounters between the American forces and the Japanese Army…

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The Passing of Manila

I believe that we, as a nation, had lost a great and integral portion of our written and unwritten history when the bombs and artillery fell…

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[Battle of Manila Essay]

The relevance of the Battle of Manila in the wider scope of Philippine history cannot be understated, as it remains the bloody climax…

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A Light for the Filipino People

The Battle of Manila is described as “a fight unlike any other in the Pacific War…”

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November 13, 2019
FHL brings ‘Women and War’ exhibit and ‘Honor’ film to Iloilo

Women and War is open to the public and will run until December 12, 2019.

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November 5, 2019
WWII Film Marathon on November 23

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Manila during World War II

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May 2, 2019
Women and War exhibition on Google Arts & Culture

We are proud to present the online version…

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March 2, 2019
RAMPAGE author launches book, visits universities

Pulitzer Prize finalist James M. Scott launched his latest book Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita…

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January 19, 2019
Book Launch: RAMPAGE by James M. Scott (Feb 12)

Rampage delivers the definitive history of the monstrous twenty-nine-day battle…

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January 10, 2019
Exhibition: Women and War

An exhibition on Filipina workers, warriors, and survivors of World War II

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November 15, 2012
Jesus Villamor: Soldier, Spy

Captain Jesus Villamor was among the Filipino officers who followed Gen. Douglas MacArthur…

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