Snapshots of Eastern Samar 2013
10 images Created 26 Dec 2013
Balangiga Church in Balangiga, Eastern Samar, Philippines. This was the site of the massacre of American troops of ten year old and above residents of Balangiga town in 1901 during the Philippine-American war. The Filipinos had earlier killed 48 of 72 American soldiers and in retaliation, American Brig. Gen. Jacob Smith ordered the massacre.