Music Room, Malacañang
5 February 2015

On the 70th commemoration of the Battle of Manila, President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed the forerunners of Memorare – Manila 1945 Foundation Inc. in a courtesy call held at Malacañang.

Memorare – Manila 1945 is a group formed in 1993 in remembrance of the fallen civilians of Manila. Its foundation president, Ambassador Juan Jose Rocha, and co-founders Mr. Roderick McMicking Hall and Ms. Consuelo McMicking Hall McHugh, were among those who lost their loved ones and have witnessed themselves the horrors brought by the battle.

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