Miscellaneous Bills: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Eighty-fourth Congress, Second Session, on S. 2086, a Bill to Provide for the Promotion of Certain Persons who Participated in the Defense of Certain Persons who Participated in the Defense of the Philippines and who Did Not Receive Promotions After Having Been Held as Prisoners of War; S. 4075, a Bill to Provide for the Appointment of Certain Officers in the Grade of Grade of Rear Admiral in the Retired Reserve to the Grade of Vice Admiral in the Retired Reserve. July 17, 1956

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Halaman 39 - In spite of all the handicaps of complete isolation, lack of food and ammunition you have given the world a shining example of patriotic fortitude and self-sacrifice. The American people ask no finer example of tenacity, resourcefulness, and steadfast courage.
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Halaman 11 - Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Department of the Army. The Department of the Army has been designated as the representative of the Department of Defense for this legislation.
Halaman 41 - In every camp and on every naval vessel soldiers, sailors, and marines are inspired by the gallant struggle of their comrades in the Philippines. The workmen in our shipyards and munitions plants redouble their efforts because of your example. You and your devoted followers have become the living symbols of our war aims and the guarantee of victory.
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Halaman 2 - This bill would authorize the President to appoint to the grade of vice admiral in the Retired Reserve any officer who served on active duty in the Medical Corps of the Naval Reserve during World War II in the grade of commodore and who upon retirement was promoted to rear admiral because of having been specially commended for the performance of duty in actual combat.
Halaman 9 - A BILL To provide for the promotion of certain persons who participated in the defense of the Philippines and who did not receive...

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