The Fresno Bee The Republican (Fresno, California) 28 January 1949 Page 12

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The Fresno Bee The Republican
(Fresno, California)
28 January 1949  Page 12 - Foundation Plans Corregidor Memorial To Four...
Foundation Plans Corregidor Memorial To Four Freedoms MANILA. Jan. 28,--(INS)-- The'negie Kill, New York. Harry Philippinc r.overnment has granted ory Schnackol is the leader ot ^ ^ . _ . r i i n n r n m n A l f n . permission to the Freedoms Shrine Foundation of the United States to raije funds to construct on Corregidor Corregidor Island a replica of a sculptural sculptural group of the Four Freedoms. The 200 foot replica has been designed designed by Walter Russell of Car- fund campaign. Prominent Americans who have endorsed the war memorial include General Robert C. R i c h president o( the Pacific War Me- Tiorial, Incorporated; G e n e Douglas MacArthur, General Jonathan Jonathan M. Wainwright, General H. (Hap) Arnold, General, Frank McCoy, Admiral William Halsey. Henry L. Stimson. former governor general of the Philippines and former secretary of war, and Archibald Archibald B. Roosevelt. The memorial is to be a token of the friendship of the American people for the Filipinos. Schnackel said the shrine is a war memorial in the conventional sense. In addition to commemorating commemorating the deeds of the armed forces, he declared, it preserves for posterity posterity a symbol of the renl of what those deeds should ·eceue Celemoii's Plcklei heve · rilitlictjv* test*. They are ·raw* rlf'kt here, rushed to ·Ickllef plant when exactly ripe . . . ana* icaseeed like k»m»- meee pickles, Celeneii'i Plcklei er» smeeth. yet te«iy . . . try ·r iweet tedey. for the benefit of the people's world, j b c r chairman and fourth He reported the base of the I shrine will be artistically to sive "architectural beauty in overall aspect." He also has proposed the interior of the memorial contain the sculptured sculptured busts in bronze of the late president of the Philippine Republic, Republic, Manuel Roxas; the late president president of the United States, Franklin Franklin D. Roosevelt, General MacArthur, MacArthur, General Wainwricht, General General Moore and other officers of armed forces to be selected by Philippine Government. All busts are to be sculptured Russell.

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