Occupation (1942 - 1945)
Authored by Benito J. Legarda Jr.
In this compilation of his columns and writings, respected historian Benito Legarda Jr. tells stories of life in the Philippines during the lead-up, duration, and aftermath of the Japanese Occupation. The stories are based on the author’s own experiences and those of his friends, family, and acquaintances, as well as meticulous research from diverse memoirs and eyewitness accounts. These stories are both grandly historical and personal in scale, showing Filipino resilience in the face of deprivation and brutality.