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LOOK: Balangiga Bells flown to Manila

/ 10:00 AM December 11, 2018
LOOK: Balangiga Bells flown to Manila

Photo from US Embassy

MANILA, Philippines — The Balangiga Bells are heading home to the Philippines.

“The three Balangiga Bells have departed Okinawa, Japan and are on their way to the Philippines,” said US Embassy spokesperson Molly Koscina on Tuesday.

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LOOK: Balangiga Bells flown to Manila

Photo from US Embassy

A US C-130 cargo plane flew the bells to Villamor Air Base in Manila.

LOOK: Balangiga Bells flown to Manila

Photo from US Embassy

The bells were taken by American forces in September 1901 as war booty. /jpv

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