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"We Have Returned" commemorates the role of the 37th Infantry Division in the Liberation of Manila. On 3 March 1945, this National Guard Division, which remained a pure Ohio unit along with the 129th Infantry Regiment from Illinois, liberated Manila and fulfilled the words of General Douglas MacArthur. The fighting had taken its toll on the city and one official stated, "Manila is dead!"

"We Have Returned"

  • James Dietz