World Battlefronts: Thunder From the Rock

Corregidor can and will be held. There can be no question of surrendering this mighty fortress to the enemy; it will be defended with all the resources at our command.

Thur Lieut. General Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright spoke last week to the men on The Rock — the artillerymen and infantry soldiers of the regular garrison, the Marines sailormen and Army men salvaged from Bataan.

In the States as on Corregidor and its satellites (Forts Drum, Hughes and Frank), men took heart. Jonathan Wainwright was no hollow-voiced orator, to fire his people with false hopes....

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