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Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date. For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. December 8th, marked the start of the full-scale invasion of the Philippines during World War 2. With the surrender of the Bataan Peninsula and the fortified island Corregidor in the Spring ofall hope seemed lost.
Through their remarkable stories, Salinas also touches upon the impacts of the war and how the Philippines, one of the richest countries in natural resources, became a battling ground for imperialism.
In Pinay Guerrilleras Salinas traces their history from the medieval exploits of the renowned warrior princess Urduja up through the brave Filipinas who fought and gathered intelligence during the Japanese occupation and were probably the most important allies of General MacArthur that you've never heard of.
Elena Poblete just to name a few deserve to take their places not just in the history of freedom fighting, but in history-making.
Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program. Become an affiliate. Stacey Anne Baterina Salinas' book challenges this assumption and introduces us to more of these brave women, particularly those who risked their lives during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during the Second World War. Commander Guerrero, a.
This is a great eye-opening book into learning more about the pinay guerrilleras whose stories are historical illustrations of female resistance and revolutionary movements but are often overlooked in times of war and in mainstream history. If you've not thought of beautiful Filipinas as capable of wielding rifles and running a resistance movement you will be quite surprised by Salinas's well-researched book. Simeona Punsalan, Dayang-Dayang, a.
Product Details Price. Reviews "Salinas explores the unique stories of ordinary Filipina women who led extraordinary lives in the turbulent time of the Japanese occupation and also highlights some of their experiences as immigrants in the United States.
Felipa Culala and Kumander Mameng, a. But mentioning just a handful of female historical figures may sometimes make it appear that women's involvement and participation in the various resistance movements were rare or exceptional, rather than integral to them.
They were everyday women whose roles and tasks were critical in the liberation of the people of the Philippines; many times, it was the women who put themselves on the line as combat warriors, informants, and even generals and risked their lives for their families and country.