FIL-AMERICAN IRREGULAR TROOPS
trucks and ammunition depots in Balintawak and Camp Murphy; assaulting the Japanese garrison in Escolta and penetrating Camp McKinley where he received a wound in the shoulder blade. Basilio was brave, courageous, daring, and untiring. Another group was headed by Capt. Anatolio Lastra, nicknamed “Tuliong.” Tuliong was responsible for smuggling a good number of arms out of the city to the province, and also for the arrest and execution of the spy who denounced Colonel Rillo in his first imprisonment.
cuted by the Japanese. Miss Maria Y. Orosa, Head of the Food Utilization Division under the Bureau of Agriculture, used to send to the mountains and to military and war prisoners food preserves, calcium tablets and syrups, soy sauce (toyo) and medical supplies. A supplementary roster is hereby submitted for the Unit’s members operating in Manila covering the period from May 1942 up to the liberation day.
the co-founder of the Rillo-Neri Guerrilla Unit.
Science and Tactics of the ATENEO de Manila. After one whole month of investigation, five Jesuits were sentenced to serve four months of confinement and hard labor in Ft. Santiago, while two were released soon afterwards.
soners while other generous souls helped in one way or another.
sympathizers contrary to the rules for any political prisoner.
ficers and enlisted men was immediately begun. They were lectured by USAFFE officers, were given to see a day including the teaching of manipulation of firearms and other combat drills.
Notes and references:
1 “Rillo-Neri (Lipa Guerrilla Headquarters Combat Team),” File No. 110-9, online at PVAO.