This collection contains thank you correspondence to Capt. Ernest O. Lepera, USA, and the Catholic Welfare Organization from
victims of the Japanese Army in Manila, Philippines during the Second World War.
Captain Ernest Orlando Lepera, United States Army worked with the Catholic Welfare Organization (CWO) in the Philippines during
the Second World War. Toward the latter part of the Second World War, the Philippines, particularly Manila, experienced some
of the most destructive land battles of the war, creating a crisis state for the inhabitants of the islands. The services
of the CWO were presented to General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander, Allied Powers to work in relief efforts.
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