Hearings

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Page 2 - ... (2) while engaged in extra hazardous service, including such service under conditions simulating war, or (3) while the United States is engaged in war.
Page 7 - Regulars with arms off, chopped oft by the Moros. Although, these forgotten men did receive a peacetime pension and a medal, this was not- declared war service. On July 10, 1904, they attacked, a village called Tavin in north Samar. Over 30 people were killed and over 100 homes burned. The next day, July 11, 1904, they attacked a northern village called Cantaguie in the river valley north of central Samar. These Moros killed a lieutenant of police and captured Mayor Teniente, who was the appointee...
Page 7 - ... Gandara River Valley in north central Samar. They killed the lieutenant of police and captured the mayor (Teniente). The mayor was the American authority. They found his American flag and wrapped it around his head, then poured kerosene on it and set it afire. Before they left him they played an old cannibal trick. They cut off his lips so that he would starve to death if the fire did not kill him. He died a few hours later. The Pulajanes that I saw in the interior of Samar did not wear much...
Page 15 - ... period has a cut-off date as stated in the report, July 4, 1902. However, the War Department regards July 15, 1903, as the date of the termination of the Philippine Insurrection in the Moro Province. That is based upon act No. 787 of the Philippine Commission, approved June 1, 1903, and the Department has held that such military operations as occurred subsequent to the establishment of civil government in the Moro Province on July 15, 1903, should not be regarded as a continuance of the insurrection....

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