Proclamation No. 1460, s. 1975

TANGGAPAN NG PANGULO NG PILIPINAS
(OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES)

PROCLAMATION NO. 1460

DECLARING THE “BANTAYOG SA KIANGAN” AS A MILITARY SHRINE PLACING UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE MILITARY MEMORIAL DIVISION, PHILIPPINE VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICE, DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE.

WHEREAS, the site at Linda, Kiangan, Ifugao where General Yamashita, Commanding General of the Japanese Imperial Forces in the Philippines during the Second World War surrendered to the Allied Forces has been declared as a National Landmark by the National Historical Commission pursuant to the provisions of Presidential Decree 260;

WHEREAS, a memorial has been erected by the Philippine Tourism Authority at the site to perpetuate its significance in our country’s history, and as a fitting testimonial to the indomitable Filipino spirit; and

WHEREAS, the monument ranks among the other military memorials in honor of the Filipino soldier, which should be preserved for posterity;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines do hereby declare the war memorial at Linda, Kiangan, Ifugao, as a military shrine under the administration and control of the Military Memorial Division, Department of National Defense.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.

Done in the City of Manila, on this 9th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-five.

(SGD.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President
Republic of the Philippines

By the President:

(SGD.) ROBERTO V. REYES
Acting Executive Secretary

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