On the trail to Headquarters of the ECLGA (East Central Luzon Guerilla Area) on Mt. Macabot, Rizal, Philippines Ramsey's Communications Guerillas
On the trail to Headquarters of the ECLGA (East Central Luzon Guerilla Area) on Mt. Macabot, Rizal, Philippines Ramsey's Communications Guerillas
Intelligence Officer Mona Parpana w/Ramsey and Staff Lt. Ramsey's HQ security with Capt. Jimmy Carrington in command
Intelligence Officer Mona Parpana w/Ramsey and Staff Lt. Ramsey's HQ security with Capt. Jimmy Carrington in command
Ramsey and John Boone after receiving the DSC from General MacArthur Phil. Army Chief of Staff and Guerilla Maj. Guerrero
Ramsey and John Boone after receiving the DSC from General MacArthur Phil. Army Chief of Staff and Guerilla Maj. Guerrero
March 7 1945 -- Gen. MacArthur in Corregidor Flag made by Ed's ECLGA depicting Gen. MacArthur, now on permanent display at the OMA Museum
March 7 1945 -- Gen. MacArthur in Corregidor Flag made by Ed's ECLGA depicting Gen. MacArthur, now on permanent display at the OMA Museum
Col. Tony Chanco who gave Ed his memorable cane from his grandfather and has Ed's name engraved in 1948 with Ed at Ft. Rilet, KS CT.GS School Amidst the rubble of Manila, Ed stands with Major John Boone, one of his commanders.  Both received the Distinguished Service Cross from MacArthur on June 13, 1945
Col. Tony Chanco who gave Ed his memorable cane from his grandfather and has Ed's name engraved in 1948 with Ed at Ft. Rilet, KS CT.GS School Amidst the rubble of Manila, Ed stands with Major John Boone, one of his commanders. Both received the Distinguished Service Cross from MacArthur on June 13, 1945
Col. Hugh Straughn is captured in 1943 as the Japanese created a "wanted list" of American Guerilla leaders considered "War Rebels."  To the Japanese they were bandits, and when captured were tortured mercilessly and beheaded.
Col. Hugh Straughn is captured in 1943 as the Japanese created a "wanted list" of American Guerilla leaders considered "War Rebels." To the Japanese they were bandits, and when captured were tortured mercilessly and beheaded.
Lt. Gen. Masaharu Homma, 14th Army Commander, coming ashore at Lingayen Gulf,  December 24, 1941 26th Cavalry Philippine Scouts moving into Pozorrubio pass a General Stuart light tank
Lt. Gen. Masaharu Homma, 14th Army Commander, coming ashore at Lingayen Gulf, December 24, 1941 26th Cavalry Philippine Scouts moving into Pozorrubio pass a General Stuart light tank
The healthiest Prisoners of War were selected for this group photo. Taken at Fort o'Donnell, Death camp, May 15, 1942 one month after camp was opened. Ed writes: "Most of my Senior Staff. only my G-2 Col. Bonoan, was missing in picture. He was ambushed and killed during our withdrawal from the Headquarters on Mt. Balagbag, a great loss."
The healthiest Prisoners of War were selected for this group photo. Taken at Fort o'Donnell, Death camp, May 15, 1942 one month after camp was opened. Ed writes: "Most of my Senior Staff. only my G-2 Col. Bonoan, was missing in picture. He was ambushed and killed during our withdrawal from the Headquarters on Mt. Balagbag, a great loss."
A priceless document dedicated to Ed by the ECLGA War veterans in 1945 at their 1st Annual Convention in Bayambang, Pangasinan Manila 4/45, Roger Lapaham, Ed, Gyles Merrill, Alvin Faretta, John Boone, Ray Hunt, Bernard Anderson
A priceless document dedicated to Ed by the ECLGA War veterans in 1945 at their 1st Annual Convention in Bayambang, Pangasinan Manila 4/45, Roger Lapaham, Ed, Gyles Merrill, Alvin Faretta, John Boone, Ray Hunt, Bernard Anderson
Manila 1945, Ed is 3rd from left, Maj. John Boone is 2nd from right, center is President Manuel Roxas, 1st President of Philippines
Manila 1945, Ed is 3rd from left, Maj. John Boone is 2nd from right, center is President Manuel Roxas, 1st President of Philippines
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WWII - The Philippines
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Communique between Gen. MacArthur and Col. Ramsey Communique between Gen. MacArthur and Col. Ramsey
Communique between Gen. MacArthur and Col. Ramsey Communique between Gen. MacArthur and Col. Ramsey
Letter from President Truman to Ramsey at Hotel Lassen, July 14, 1945 Letter from Ramsey to MacArthur regarding enemy atrocities
Letter from President Truman to Ramsey at Hotel Lassen, July 14, 1945 Letter from Ramsey to MacArthur regarding enemy atrocities
Letters, Communiques, Etc.
Liberation of Manila, Release of Detainees, Santo Tomas Hospital & Bilibid Prison
Nurses at the University of Santo Tomas where POWs were treated
Nurses at the University of Santo Tomas where POWs were treated
Professor Al Greenburg's letter to Ed regarding his meeting with Gen. MacArthur at the Waldorf Astoria.
Letter from John Plaster regarding his book, "SOG: The Secret Wars of America's Commandoes in Vietnam"
Ed's birthday card from the USAFEE hospital in Bulacan on May 9, 1945
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