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Saturday, June 22, 2024, 4:56 am

Pangatian Memorial Shrine

A concentration camp for Allied Prisoners of War (POWs) by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II. It serves as memorial to the bravery of Filipino guerillas led by Captains Eduardo Joson and Juan Pajota, who helped US Army Rangers rescue the 516 POWs from captivity on January 30, 1945. This daring rescue is immortalized in the movie “The Great Raid”.

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Nueva Ecija has always been known as the Rice Granary of the Philippines. Famous for its vast plains of rice fields, people often overlook what else the land has to offer. Unbeknownst toFilipinos aside from those who live in the region, the provinceboasts of grand mountains and rivers, and exotic flora and fauna, along with a rich culture of Catholic, and military history.To top it all off, Nueva Ecija also has an excellent culinary scene that pushes the norms with the likes of carabao milk,and tilapia ice cream.