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At turn of century, Georgia bleak with slivers of hope

...McPherson and sending men to the front, including Navy Flag Lt. Thomas M. Brumby of Marietta, a hero of the Battle of Manila Bay. In July 1900, Atlanta hosted the first reunion of veterans from both sides of the 1864 Atlanta Campaign. "Battle-scarred...
Honors Filipinos; notes vet promises

...the position of "if you don't fight you will die, and if you do fight you may die." ... They dumped silver in Manila Bay and burned millions of dollars in American money so the advancing Japanese Army couldn't get these valuable resources...
Earthly rewards strengthen heavenly faith for Philippine believers

...population. On Saturday nights, as many as 50,000 believers crowd El Shaddai worship gatherings at a large field on Manila Bay. As they sway and clap to Gospel music, some lift their wallets to the sky praying for riches, while others wave passports...
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