Book on WWII special unit of Filipinos in US Army to be launched
Dauntless, by Marie Silva Vallejo, a book about a special unit of the Filipinos in the US Army in World War II, which went on top-secret missions behind enemy lines two years before Liberation, will be launched Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. at Sentro Filipino: The San Francisco Filipino Cultural Center, 814 Mission St. Mezzanine Level, San Francisco, +1 650-270-0089
From the Filipino Regiments in the US Army, the “1st Reconnaissance Battalion and 978th Signal Service Company were the first and only Army units to undertake such a specialized mission during the course of the Second World War,” noted the US Army Intelligence and Security Command, May 1985
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The event is sponsored by PAWA, Sentro Filipino and The Hinabi Project.
August 17, 2023. Door opens at 6 p.m. at
Books will be available at the launch. PAWA (Philippine American Writers and Artists) email@example.com
More books at Eastwind Books of Berkeley (Asia Book Center) +1 510-548-2350