HUKBALAHAP

(redirected from Hukbong Bayan Laban Sa Hapon)
AcronymDefinition
HUKBALAHAPHukbong Bayan Laban Sa Hapon (People's Anti-Japanese Army; Philippines)
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Above all, he cofounded and led the most successful resistance movement against the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II, the Hukbong Bayan Laban sa Hapon (People's Army Against the Japanese), or Hukbalahap.
Also known as 'Lola Mameng' and 'Kumander Guerrero,' Tapang was the last living high-ranking female commander of the Hukbong Bayan Laban sa Hapon (Hukbalahap), a guerrilla group that fought Japanese forces in World War II.
In 1956, the nation was at war with a peasant guerrilla army known as the Huks, short for Hukbong Bayan Laban sa Hapon.