CANAMAN, CAMARINES SUR ─ The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) led by its Commissioner and Chairman, Dr. Rene R. Escalante, will unveil on Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at 9:00 a.m., the historical marker Tangcong Vaca Guerilla Unit, in line with the 75th anniversary of its establishment. The marker states:
TANGCONG VACA GUERILLA UNIT
ITINATAG NI ELIAS V. MADRID SA BARYO SAN NICOLAS, BAYAN NG CANAMAN, LALAWIGAN NG CAMARINES SUR UPANG LABANAN ANG MGA HAPON, 8 MARSO 1942. SI MAJ JUAN Q. MIRANDA, NAGSILBING NAMUMUNONG OPISYAL AT LEON AUREUS, OPISYAL NA TAGAPAGPATUPAD. TUMULONG SA PAGPAPALAYA SA BAYAN NG NAGA KASAMA ANG IBANG GERILYA, 3 MAYO 1942. NAGING TANYAG SA LABANAN SA TAGUILID PASS SA BAYAN NG PAMPLONA, CAMARINES SUR MA IKINASAWI NG MARAMING SUNDALONG HAPON, 8 NOBYMEBRE 1942. LUMABAN KASAMA ANG IBA PANG HUKBONG GERILYA UPANG PALAYAIN SA PANGALAWANG PAGKAKATAON ANG BAYAN NG NAGA, 12 ABRIL 1945. NAKIPAGLABAN SA MGA HAPON HANGGANG MAPALAYA ANG IBA PANG MGA BAYAN NG CAMARINES SUR, 1945.
Chairman Escalante will officially turn over the marker to the Municipal Government of Canaman, Camarines Sur through Mayor Henry P. Ragodon. Vice Mayor Roberto Requejo and NHCP Deputy Executive Director Carminda R. Arevalo will stand as witnesses during the signing of the certificate of transfer.
The NHCP is the national government agency mandated to promote and preserve Philippine history through its museums, research and publication, and preserve historical heritage through conservation and the marking of historic sites and structures.
For more information, contact the Commemoration and Museum Division at NHCP tel. no. 2547482 loc 126.
23 February 2017