"Balangiga bells to be returned December" (Inquirer.Net)


"The bells of Balangiga, Eastern Samar, are set to be returned to the country before the end of year after more than a century of being in the United States as war booties from the Philippine-American War at the turn of the 20th century.

The three bells—two in the Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming and one in a US military facility in South Korea—were taken from Balangiga in 1901 as war trophies.

They have been subjects of a campaign for repatriation for more than 20 years.

Two Americans and a Philippine historian have campaigned for the repatriation of the bells—retired US Navy officer Dennis Wright, Rear Adm. Dan McKinnon and Rolando Borrinaga..."


Link:  https://lifestyle.inquirer.net/311487/balangiga-bells-to-be-returned-december/