|Gat Andres Bonifacio monument|
|World War II comes to the Philippines|
1945 - United States troops land on the Bataan Peninsula, Philippines in the bid to recapture the former American colony during World War II; the Southeast Asian country, colonized by America at the turn of the 19th century, was invaded by Japan in 1941.
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