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The Jeep & Great  Eastern  Hotel | by Beyond Forgetting
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The Jeep & Great Eastern Hotel

Used to work at the Manila Trading Center, which was the retail arm of the Bureau of Commerce in a building West of the Great Eastern Hotel in early 50's at Helios St. Across Helios St is the Clover Theater and to the North is Plaza Goiti. The surrender of Japan was negotiated here in Manila with Gen MacArthur in August at the Manila City Hall and ceremony on the Battleship Missouri was in Sept 1945. This photo was taken Sept 1945 At that time ... the Philippine Archipelago was a territory of the United States of America.

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Taken on September 25, 2011