Forgiving but not forgetting: 70 years later, survivors want Battle of Manila remembered

February 28, 2015 6:15 AM

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Forgiving but not forgetting: 70 years later, survivors want Battle of Manila remembered

In this Feb. 3, 2015 photo, British Roderick Hall gestures during an interview as he attends a commemorative event for the 70th year of the Battle for Manila at the Ayala Museum in suburban Makati, south of Manila, Philippines. Hall was 9 when the Japanese occupied Manila. In late January 1945, before American forces closed in on the capital, the Japanese barged into the family home, searched every room and found what the raiders claimed was an illegal radio transmitter. Hall, now a business investor, said it was just a short-wave radio the family listened to for news outside Manila. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) (The Associated Press)

In this Feb. 3, 2015 photo, British Roderick Hall speaks during a commemorative event for the 70th year of the Battle for Manila at the Ayala Museum in suburban Makati, south of Manila, Philippines. Hall was 9 when the Japanese occupied Manila. In late January 1945, before American forces closed in ...

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