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11.06.2006

Vicente Lim




Gen. Vicente P. Lim


  • 1st Filipino to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point (1914)



QUOTE
"A man can be led, although I admit it to be rather difficult and tedious, in the right direction through sound reasoning and confidence in the leaders."


DATE OF BIRTH
1889


WIFE: Pilar Hidalgo
SONS: Roberto, Vicente Jr., and Patricio


YEAR OF DEATH
December 31, 1945


USEFUL LINKS

Gen. Vicente P. Lim and the PMA
Wikipedia Article on Vicente Lim
Holocaust In Manila
Preatorian Tradition Part I
Bataan Trilogy honors veterans of World War II
Lim Vicente, Brigadier-General


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