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Filipino Veterans

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Filipino Veterans

Filipino Veterans

Filipino Veterans

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Richard Gonzales reports that thousands of Filipino veterans who were drafted into the US armed forces and fought the Japanese in the Philippines during World War Two, still haven't received the full benefits they were promised. They didn't get their American citizenship until 1990. And they're still waiting for the full benefits package that other American veterans receive.