Antonio Taguba

Major General (Retired), Chairman of FilVetREP

Antonio Taguba is a retired Major General of the United States Army, son of a WWII veteran, and the Chairman of FilVetRep. He is heavily involved in the struggle for congressional recognition, and a powerful figure within the Filipino activist community.


We want the American public to know that there was another side of World War Two.”

– (51:47) in full interview

These noble men fought for the United States of America and they’re going to go to their graves not knowing a country should be grateful?”

– (24:24) in full interview


Unless we have the stories told to the American public, they’ll die with them and we can’t afford to fail them again.”

– (08:14) in full interview


“If we don’t accelerate this … we would not be able to record any of this stuff.”

– (11:52) in full interview


So this is where we’re at today. This is why we’re having this conversation today.”

– (04:17) in full interview


Related Interviews

Marie Blanco

Former Chief-of-Staff to Senator Daniel Inouye

Jonathan Melegrito

Activist, Son of Veteran

Ben De Guzman

Director of Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs, Washington, D.C.

Colleen Woods

Historian, University of Maryland

Chris Capozzola

Historian, M.I.T.