And in doing so, he’s disrespecting the truly honorable Filipino soldiers, especially those buried at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani. It’s a cock-and-bull story.” That was the famous reaction of former US Army Captain Ray Hunt, who commanded Filipino guerrillas during World War II, when he was told of Marcos’ claims that he was the leader of impressive guerrilla force that wreaked havoc on enemy forces during the war.It’s a safe bet many of the soldiers buried there did not make up tall tales about what they did during the war. “Marcos was never the leader of a large guerrilla organization, no way,” Hunt told the New York Times.
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