Corregidor


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CORREGIDOR, Spanish law. A magistrate who took cognizance of 'various misdemeanors, and of civil matters. 2 White's Coll. 53.

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Tenney was the last National Commander of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor.
Shortly thereafter, the War Department awarded Lynch the Legion of Merit in recognition of his six months of difficult service on Bataan and Corregidor.
More than 6,200 participants marched to honor the 76,000 prisoners of war and missing in action from Bataan and Corregidor during World War II.
Strong, "The Lean Years-2," Corregidor Historic Society, archived from the original on 23 December 2004, <http://corregidor.
There they earned their nickname, "the Angels of Bataan and Corregidor.
For details of wartime activities of the German Club, including their participation in a Japanese victory parade staged in Manila on 18 May 1942 after the fall of the American fortress on Corregidor, see The German Club in Manila 1906-1986 1986:55 ff.
Housewives, businessmen, other letter writers from Corregidor to Peru, Indiana, expressed rage, shock, despair, disillusionment, and bitterness at the thought of San Francisco without a cable car.
Army Air Forces pilots flew decrepit, unarmed military and civilian planes through hostile skies to deliver ammunition, fuel, medicine, and personnel to relieve their beleaguered comrades stuck on Corregidor and Bataan.
del licenciado Matienzo, con noticia de Ia residencia, que por encargo del Virrey, habia tornado al corregidor, afcaides, oficiales y cares jueces de la Villa de Potosi [in Spanish].
Japan attacked the Philippines in December 1941, however, and in May 1942, Corregidor, the last American/Filipino stronghold, fell.
Historia economica del fracaso y del exito, Editorial Corregidor, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Through this method, Dewey heard of a policy requiring ships entering the Corregidor channel to use Spanish pilots because of heavy mining.