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Diorama 60: Recognition of Philippine Independence by the United States

Medium

Mixed media

Collection

Diorama

Description

Luneta, 4 July 1946

After the war ended on 5 July 1945, the Commonwealth of the Philippines was reinstated. The following year, the United States withdrew its sovereignty over the country. American High Commissioner Paul McNutt lowered the Stars and Stripes as President Manuel A. Roxas raised the Philippine flag to inaugurate the Republic of the Philippines.

Acknowledgement

Ayala Museum Collection

Location

2F: The Diorama Experience

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