US-seized Balangiga church bells return to Philippines after 117 years
🇵🇭🔔Philippines celebrates as Balangiga church bells toll again | Al Jazeera English
Balangiga Bells back in the Philippines
Duterte asks US: Return Balangiga bells
Duterte to US: Return Balangiga bells to PH
The Balangiga bells are three church bells that were taken by the United States Army from the Church of San Lorenzo de Martir in Balangiga, Eastern Samar, Philippines as war trophies after reprisals following the Balangiga massacre in 1901 during the Philippine–American War. One church bell was in the possession of the 9th Infantry Regiment at Camp Red Cloud, their base in South Korea, while two others were on a former base of the 11th Infantry Regiment at Francis E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
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