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Author: Marie Silva Vallejo

Saturday, 9/9/2023
2:00 - 3:30
African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Fl
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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In her book, Dauntless, Marie Silva Vallejo unfolds the World War II history of the U.S. Army 1st and 2nd Filipino Infantry Regiments and their critical role in helping liberate the Philippines from the Japanese.

Marie Silva Vallejo has a degree in Education and pursued graduate studies in Psychology.  She authored Battle of Ising: The Untold Story of the 130th Infantry Regiment in the Liberation of Davao and Mindanao. She was on the board of the American Historical Collection in Manila. She spearheaded the scanning of the Guerrilla Recognition Program files in the Philippine Archives Collection at the U.S. National Records and Administration (NARA) that began the Philippine Veterans Administration Office's (PVAO) mission to scan the entire Collection and make it available online to show the Filipinos' contribution to WWII history.

Sponsored by Philippine American Writers and Artists (PAWA) and the Filipino American Center at the San Francisco Public Library. Books will be available for purchase at the event.


Marie Silva Vallejo - Website

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