Wednesday, September 14, 2016

"Wagasa" - japanese oil painting umbrella used by cops- Manila 1943

Note the "wagasa" the japanese oil painting umbrella used by the policeman 1943 (credit Presidential Museum) Manila. 

Monday, August 8, 2016

Japanese Te-Ke Tanks along Luneta - 1942!

Te-Ke Tanks along Luneta - 1942! 

The Type 97 Light armored car Te-Ke (九七式軽装甲車 テケ Kyū-nana-shiki kei sōkōsha Teke?) was a tankette used by the Imperial Japanese Army in the Second Sino-Japanese War, at Nomonhan against the Soviet Union, and in World War II. It was designed as a fast reconnaissance vehicle,[1] and was a replacement for the earlier Type 94 TK.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

1945: Liberation of Baguio City.

American Sherman tank near the Our Lady of a Atonement Cathedral of Baguio city during the Liberation of Baguio, Baguio City 1945. 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

1930s: Mayon Volcano.

Mayon Volcano .....showing the old Spanish stone bridge at Legaspi City, Albay 1930s. 

June 14,1941: Ma Mon Luk (Mami King) Donates Rice to Tondo Fire Victims.

Ma Mon Luk and his son with their donation of 40 sacks of rice for Tondo fire victims - 1941

Friday, May 27, 2016

August 2, 1942: Manila Traffic Motorcycle Constabulary During Japanese Occupation of the Philippines!

August 2, 1942: Traffic Motorcycle Constabulary in Manila during the Japanese Occupation of the Philippines. Note the imposed speed limit during that time.